Found July 20, 2013 on Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
I won a lot of nine cards for 99 cents recently, and after some California sales tax the total came to $1.08 delivered. Included in said lot: a die-cut Trevor Bauer (30/100), a dual Bauer/Gerrit Cole Building Blocks insert, a Shane Optiz auto (841/964), and a new addition to my Clayton Kershaw PC.The nine-pocket page is haggard, so marks and schmutz are from that. The seller didn't package the cards as well as he could have, so there are a few soft corners.

Matt Kemp spent over $6K to give teammates Beats by Dre headphones

While Matt Kemp’s season on the field has been an utter disappointment. Between two trips to the disabled list, one of which he currently is on for a left shoulder issue (a 15-day stint as of July 6) and woefully subpar numbers at the plate across the board, the Los Angeles Dodgers superstar can’t seem [...]The post Matt Kemp spent over $6K to give teammates Beats by Dre headphones...

Matt Kemp returns from DL, hurts ankle

When the Los Angeles Dodgers gave Matt Kemp an eight year, $160 million contract extension in November of 2011, most thought it was a solid investment. Two seasons later the team has to be wondering if it grossly overpaid. It’s not because of his play, but because he’s not on the 

National League 2013 First-Half Awards

Clayton Kershaw is the first-half N.L. Cy Young winner.Photo Credit: SD Dirk, Flickr, Wikimedia Commons, 2010 The 2013 Major League Baseball season resumes Friday night, July 19. We can reflect on the best performances of the season so far with unofficial claims to first-half awards. Only official qualifiers may get the Cy Young and Most Valuable Player awards; the Rookie of the...

Puig bounces off wall and still makes great catch

A lot of people thought Yasiel Puig was deserving of a spot on the All-Star roster after his phenomenal first five weeks in the majors. Now, in the Los Angeles Dodgers first game back after the Midsummer Classic, Puig continued to prove why he should have been there — this time from the field. In the seventh, Puig makes a great running catch in foul territory before colliding...

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Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million

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Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig has taken MLB by storm this summer. In a sport that lacks a true “poster child,” Puig might just develop into that. And Puig could become that definitive superstar sooner rather than later.   The L.A. Dodgers rookie sensation made a 280 foot throw (according to MLB Network) that was just insanely perfect from deep in right field of Nationals...

Yasiel Puig being sued for $12 million by man in Cuba

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Yasiel Puig makes great throw from outfield on Bryce Harper

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Dodgers Sweep Second Half Opening Series with 9-2 win over the Nationals Behind Matt Kemp’s 3 hits, 3 RBIs.

Matt Kemp returned from the disabled list in a big way on Sunday, going 3-for-4 with a home run, a double and 3 RBIs. Kemp was taken out for precautionary reasons after injuring his ankle in an awkward slide in the 9th inning but is not expected to miss significant time. (Image source:

Matt Kemp’s Big Day in Return Leads to a Dodgers Sweep of the Nationals


Hanley Ramirez leading Dodgers’ charge

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