This entry lists the best and worst for the past 30 days of the 2017 regular season, through games of Monday, August 14. Here is an explanation of this weekly feature. Comment of the week:… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Los Angeles Dodgers
If there’s one thing I wouldn’t want to be twice, zombies is both of them! -Ed Wood Jr. The Los Angeles Dodgers are beginning to feel like baseball’s most surprising letdown every year. The 2016… Read more »
So I’d saved the best for last. My team’s best pitcher against the game’s best pitcher. Madison Bumgarner vs Clayton Kershaw. Giants vs Dodgers, on the first Saturday of the season. What better way to… Read more »
Although we had flown into San Francisco to start our trip in late March, the first thing we’d done upon picking up our hire car was to head south to Monterey, before embarking on a… Read more »
This is not the greatest song in the world, no This is just a tribute – “Tribute,” Tenacious D The 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers were expected to be a powerhouse. A world beater. A… Read more »
Schedule: Game 1 – Fri, 10/9 at LA Game 2 – Sat, 10/10 at LA Game 3 – Mon, 10/12 at NY Game 4 – Tue, 10/13 at NY (if necessary) Game 5 – Thu, 10/15 at LA (if necessary)… Read more »
In this series, Banished to the Pen turns the clock back to a particular year in baseball from the ’80s and ’90s. Our first entry starts with 1988, the year of one of the most… Read more »
Wow, that was fun, wasn’t it? Maybe it’s just me, but it seems like things get more hectic and crazy every year. Now let’s all take a breath and see what all this stuff means…. Read more »
Mike Carlucci, Brandon Lee, and AD turn a triple play with mini-reviews for LAD, SD, and Detroit.
Only a few people need to park. This is the founding principle on which parking lots are built. When you rent an apartment, the goal for the landlord is to extract an amount greater than… Read more »
The 17-year-old lefty was clocked at 92 miles per hour and he threw five no-hitters for his Blanchard High School team in Oklahoma. Nolan Ryan threw seven no-nos during his major league career. Obviously high school isn’t MLB, but that’s still a pretty nice stat to have at the disposal of the guys sitting around the draft board looking at your name. At this point in the story, when the name of a legendary Hall of Famer has been dropped, what could go wrong?
Amid that wild, wacky flurry of activity that turned over baseball in early and mid-December, the Los Angeles Dodgers remade their infield, swapping out Dee Gordon for Howie Kendrick at second base and trading for… Read more »
Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi certainly seem to be enjoying their first ever tastes of financial flexibility.
If you ever wondered what a succesful small-market GM could do with a big-market team with deep pockets, then buckle up: Wednesday, Andrew Friedman and company unleashed the hottest and sexiest GM porn anyone has… Read more »
The second half of this week hasn’t lived up to the hype of Super Tuesday, but has still seen a number of moves, including a run of reliever contracts I’ll break down here. They include:… Read more »
The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed tp sign second baseman Alexander Guerrero, a Cuban defector with no American professional experience, to a four-year, $28-million contract, according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com, with a handful of… Read more »
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips might soon have the same title, but with a different employer. Trade rumors are encircling him as the MLB offseason approaches, and it looks like Phillips’s turbulent, disappointing 2013… Read more »
Mark Reynolds took one for a team full of players just like him prior to the 2011 season. New Arizona Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers dealt Reynolds as part of an effort to correct the 2010… Read more »
The Los Angeles Dodgers signed impending free-agent relief pitcher Brandon League to a three-year, $22.5-million contract with a vesting option for 2016, according to Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times. He figures to be their… Read more »