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 Ch...