Found June 14, 2013 on Sports-Glory:

Major League Baseball announced it’s penalties for the individuals involved in the benches-clearing incidents between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Damondbacks Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy received a 10-game suspension for “intentionally throwing 


Dodgers' Yasiel Puig an Injury Risk

Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers 22-year-old phenom has been creating a buzz the past week or so. In his first week of action at the Major League level,  Puig was named the National League player of the week while hitting a scorching .464 with a massive .964 slugging percentage. He has also crushed four homeruns in his first five games. And then came last night. In the second inning...

Los Angeles Dodgers newest star sees stars during an ugly night

Yasiel Puig’s early success already has opposing teams sending a message. “Welcome to the big leagues, pal.” That age old cliche’ certainly applied to baseball’s newest sensation, Yasiel Puig, Tuesday night in the Dodgers 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Puig, who entered the game batting .500 with four home runs in his nine-game career with the Dodgers, was thrown...

A Brief And Obvious Point (and Questions) about Dodgers v. DBacks and Zack Greinke

Not His Year "If he doesn't do that, he loses a lot of respect in the clubhouse. It's more dangerous for him not to do that than to do that." - Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, about starting pitcher Zack Greinke hitting Miguel Montero in retaliation for DBack pitcher Ian Kennedy hitting Yusiel Puig Um, Don?  I realize it's been a long season, and you are...

Yasiel Puig Goes Off Like A Rocket (For

Yasiel Puig bats in his second game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, June 4th, 2013..ikv4{position:absolute;clip:rect(471px,auto,auto,419px);}secured cash advance In his first week as a Major League Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers, all Yasiel Puig did was hit for the Home Run Cycle. That’s right.  In addition to hitting .455 through his first 44 at-bats, making breath...

Los Angeles Dodgers still upset at Arizona Diamondbacks after brawl

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks got into a bean-ball war on Tuesday night, and that led to two benches-clearing standoffs, one of which turned into a brawl. Any hopes that cooler heads would prevail after a day have gone right out the window. The Dodgers are still upset about the fight, as they feel Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy intentionally threw at the heads...

Suspensions, fines on hold after LAD-ARI brawl

LOS ANGELES Major League Baseball held off issuing the expected fines and suspensions following Tuesday nights Dodgers-Arizona Diamondbacks melee, but its doubtful that any sort of discipline is going to quiet the bad feelings. And for at least one game, the brawl apparently is costing the Dodgers their rookie sensation, Yasiel Puig, who was scratched from the starting lineup Wednesday...

Dodgers still mad after brawl with Diamondbacks

The Dodgers are still upset a day after their brawl with the Arizona Diamondbacks, with much of their ire directed toward pitcher Ian Kennedy. Kennedy hit Los Angeles rookie Yasiel Puig and pitcher Zack Greinke with high pitches, and a day later the Dodgers were still taking exception to where they were thrown. Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly says he doesn't think Kennedy...

So, Let’s Talk About Winning And Extending Kershaw. Dodgers 5, Pirates 3

Skip Schumaker’s doing the little things for the Dodgers this year. If the Dodgers plan to turn it around, the spirit and hustle of Schumaker are traits that everyone on the team should consider. (Image Source: TrueBlueLA at{position:absolute;clip:rect(471px,auto,auto,419px);}secured cash...

Skewed Left: Bayes and the Hit By Pitch by Zachary Levine

Ian Kennedy, Zack Greinke, and the probabilistic approach to determining intention.

Brawl suspensions handed down for Dodgers, D'backs

Ian Kennedy of the Arizona Diamondbacks was suspended 10 games on Friday for throwing at the Dodgers' Zack Greinke, the event that triggered an on-field brawl between the teams Tuesday at Dodger Stadium. Of the eight suspensions announced by Major League Baseball, Kennedy drew the longest one. Three Dodgers players were suspended -- pitcher J.P. Howell and utilityman Skip Schumaker...

A day later, Dodgers are still mad

The Dodgers remained upset Wednesday about their brawl with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and much of their ire was directed toward pitcher Ian Kennedy. Kennedy hit Los Angeles rookie Yasiel Puig and pitcher Zack Greinke with high pitches Tuesday night, and a day later the Dodgers were still taking exception to where they were thrown. ''Anything like that is going to leave...

Dodgers-D-backs' punishment explained

You want answers, I've got answers, courtesy of sources familiar with the suspensions that baseball issued Friday for the Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl. - Why only 10 games for Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy? Kennedy threw at Zack Greinke's head after the umpires issued warnings to both clubs. It's certainly fair to ask why Kennedy's penalty likely will amount...

The Day I’ll Never Forget, April 1st, 2013: My First Mets Game With My Dad

Some of my greatest memories with my father have revolved around sports. High-fiving eachother after witnessing an Islanders overtime win at the Nassau Coliseum. Sitting on the LIRR on our way to the Giants ticker-tape parade while my dad called me in sick to school; the attendance secretary not buying it for a minute. Nearly getting our heads taken off by a Skip Schumaker foul ball...
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