Scott Van Slyke, newest Dodger?
Eric Stephen tweeted some potentially good news just minutes ago for Dodger fans:
"Source: Scott Van Slyke is getting called up to the Dodgers. He was hitting .336/.411/.623 w/ 9 2B & 8 HR in 32 games with @ABQTopes"
Click here to read Stephen's story about it.
Oh happy day.
During last night's game, I tweeted something about Van Slyke:
"This would be a good spot for Scott Van Slyke to pinch hit. Instead, Adam Kennedy is on the bench. #Dodgers"
Well, here's hoping that's the case now -- at least when he's not starting.
Of course the next question is: who is he replacing? Instant "analysis" says Juan Rivera, who came out of last night's game with a leg injury. He sat out a few games earlier this season because of a leg issue. That's the logical (hopeful) choice.
The next is Jerry Hairston, who hurt his hamstring running out an infield single this weekend in Chicago. He hasn't played since Sunday and his disabled list-stint could...