Dodgers partnering with Irish biomechanics firm on data collection.

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Dodgers pitcher Chad Gaudin, third from left, speaks with head athletic trainer Stan Conte about a “tweak” sensation in his right biceps area. (Associated Press photo)

For years, biomechanics and injury prevention have been viewed as the next frontier of sabermetric analysis. The Dodgers are boldly venturing into the new territory by partnering with Kitman Labs, an Irish biomechanics company that focuses on injury prevention.

Kitman is providing equipment that the Dodgers will use to collect data on its minor-league players.

Read more from SI.com, ESPN.com and DodgerInsider.com.

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Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford will star in wife’s reality series, per report.

The Dodgers may be in Arizona, but they can only stay out of the Hollywood headlines for so long.

TMZ reported that Evelyn Lozada, a television personality and the wife of Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford, is starring in and producing a brand new reality series on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network. From the report:

Sources connected to the show tell us the series will focus on Evelyn’s relationship — and raising their 1-year-old son … while already being a parent to a smokin’ hot 21-year-old daughter, Shaniece.

So far, no word if any of Crawford’s L.A. Dodgers teammates are scheduled to appear on the show … but with attention-loving stars like Yasiel Puig on the Blue Crew … we wouldn’t rule it out. 

Lozada then posted this to her Instagram account yesterday:

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Report: Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly could leave Guggenheim group.

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Todd Boehly reportedly contributed $100 million to the purchase of the Dodgers in 2012. (Getty Images)

The New York Post is reporting that Todd Boehly, one of the six Guggenheim Baseball Management partners that owns the Dodgers, “is looking to strike out on his own.”

Writes Claire Atkinson:

Boehly — who helped pull together the complicated deal for the MLB franchise as the No. 2 executive at Guggenheim Partners — is considering leaving the investment firm and running his own shop, according to sources.

“Todd is exploring the possibility of owning his own firm, which would be focused on acquiring and owning private businesses and real estate,” said one source familiar with Boehly’s thinking.

Another source said the discussions were at an advanced stage.

“Todd is out, and they’re working on a way for him to exit,” the source said.

The news comes two months after Korean-language website JoongAng Daily reported that a consortium of South Korean investors were seeking to purchase a 20 percent stake in the Dodgers. Forbes reported March 13 that a potential deal with the group was still on the table. Based solely on the timing of the news, it makes sense if Boehly’s share of the team was the portion going up for sale.

Boehly helped get Time Warner Cable to bankroll the largest payroll in baseball history — a deal that was good for the Dodgers’ bottom line but so far bad for most fans, who cannot watch the team on SportsNet LA. Boehly reportedly contributed $100 million to the purchase of the club in 2012.

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