Found August 27, 2012 on
Ivan De Jesus
Los Angeles Dodgers
Boston Red Sox
Wow, what a weekend to be a Dodgers fan, huh? And what a weekend I chose to be up in my family’s remote cabin, away from most technology. But I couldn’t resist logging in and sharing a few thoughts on this weekend’s developments.
First up, like all Dodger fans, I’m beyond thrilled that Vin is returning for his 63rd season. It’s a remarkable accomplishment, and something that was in doubt inspired by the recent momentum by the new ownership group.
From the official press release: “The new ownership of the Dodgers has revitalized the city, the team, the fans and myself,” Scully said. “I am so convinced of their great purpose and leadership that I eagerly look forward to joining them in pursuit of the next Dodgers championship.”
Regardless of the success of the Dodgers, it’s comforting to know that we’ll be treated to at least one more amazing season of listening to the greatest there ever was. Scully will continue his current schedule, calling all home games at Dodger Stadium, as
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Josh Beckett's time in Boston could be summer up in one word, really: enigmatic. The three-time All-Star came over from the Florida Marlins in 2005 in a deal that saw prized prospect Hanley Ramirez head down south in return. Beckett entered his career in Boston with a World Series title already in his belt and the expectations of a Cy Young award winner. A roller coaster ride...
You've probably heard by now that Vin Scully is going to return next year for his 64th year in the LA Dodgers broadcasting booth. KTLA's Weekend Sports Final anchor Rebecca Hall was so excited, she... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
The trade that sent Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett and Nick Punto to the Los Angeles Dodgers was surely a shock to Red Sox Nation. Now, just imagine if you were a member of that clubhouse and counted the foursome among your teammated over the last six months. That clubhouse was still trying to sift through and make sense of the trade by the time it was announced, and...
We reported yesterday that the Dodgers made it official that 84-year-old Vin Scully will return as the broadcasting voice of the team in 2013 for his 64th season, and we are proud to say we did so without cursing. However, KTLA anchorwoman Rebecca Hall was unfortunately unable to contain her excitement and unleashed a curse word on live TV. Rebecca was in the midst of running through...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Vin Scully is sticking around another season to broadcast Los Angeles Dodgers games.
The 84-year-old Hall of Fame broadcaster will return for a record 64th season in 2013. Scully will call all Dodgers home and road games in California and Arizona.
Scully said Sunday that the team's new ownership has "revitalized the city, the team, the fans and myself...
Ben Cherington's work week never ends. That much is already obvious, but the Red Sox' monster weekend deal served as a reminder. In a franchise-altering, history-making trade, the Sox sent Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto to the Dodgers, which alleviates Boston of more than $250 million in player salaries. Cherington started off his Monday morning...
Yesterday we have learned that Adrian Gonzalez and Josh Beckett have been claimed off waivers from the Dodgers. Usually for a player like Adrian’s caliber , a trade never necessarily gets complete. But this nine player blockbuster deal has became a reality. The Red Sox have agreed to send Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto to the Dodgers in exchange...
One of the major questions as Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford headed out of town was why they weren't a good fit for the Red Sox. Former Red Sox great Jim Rice and general manager Ben Cherington gave their thoughts Sunday afternoon, a day after the trade went down. They talked about what it takes to play in Boston, with Cherington saying it's often "a lot easier to...
Over the weekend, the Red Sox and the Dodgers completed the most expensive trade in baseball history as the Red Sox shipped Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Josh Beckett, and Nick Punto’s approximate $287M of future contracts to the Dodgers for 4 prospects and James Loney.
The Red Sox are responsible for only $11M of that $287M (roughly 3.8% of the total) commitment. In return...
When Ben Cherington ascended to the position of GM of the Red Sox, he made sure to call attention to his own deliberate style, noting that he tends to gather as much information as possible and not rush into decisions.
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[caption id="attachment_61" align="aligncenter" width="400"] The Red Sox traded away stars Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett to the L.A. Dodgers, shedding a quarter billion in salary.[/caption]
The mighty Red Sox had to do something for God's sake. To say they've been a disappointment this season would...
Jeff Francis and three relievers combined on a four-hitter as
the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 10-0 Monday night to spoil
the Dodgers debut of Josh Beckett.