Found August 15, 2013 on Plaschke, Thy Sweater Is Argyle:
I completed my third trade with Jon from State of The Hobby...I'm Your Average Card Collector. You can check out our first deal here and second swap here. Jon and I were talking trade for some time before we finally hammered out a deal, and it's a phenomenal one for both of us.First up, a stunning on-card John Hancock of Kid K, Clayton Kershaw. Numbered 85/99, I've wanted one of these for some time but have yet to succeed going the eBay route. Now I don't have to worry about it. Let's just say Jon has a wonderful knack for securing amazing Dodgers' trade bait.Yes, I traded for a Matt Kemp redemption, which is as risky a redemption to trade for as there is today in our cardboard world. My thinking is simple: if this card is ever actually made, it'll be a beautiful on-card auto of my favorite player on a gorgeous and high-end set. It'll also have a nice and low serial-number, being an orange parallel and all. For me, the risk is worth it.Next up, a Kemp...

Dodgers' Brian Wilson inching closer back to big leagues

Brian Wilson pitched what could be his final minor league rehab outing on Tuesday night, as the right-hander pitched 1⅓ innings for Triple-A Albuquerque against Salt Lake according to Austin Laymance of Manager Don Mattingly said over the weekend that the plan was for Wilson to throw in back-to-back games before activating him from the disabled list. But that plan changed...

Explaining the magic surrounding the Dodgers

Vin Scully, the inimitable Dodgers broadcaster, has begun to use the term "Magic Castle" to describe Dodger Stadium, and isn't that just perfect? For the past seven dreamy days, Chavez Ravine was a wondrous place where nothing was impossible and where amazing things seemed to happen routinely. There is really no explanation for what the Dodgers are doing -- and for...

Late Tuesday night, Ryu Hyun Jin smacked Juan Uribe for some reason

It was late, you didn't watch it and then, LA Dodger Ryu Hyun Jin smacked Juan Uribe. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Yasiel Puig reads mag with himself on cover

And they say athletes don’t read their own press clippings … Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is on the cover of the sports issue of “Hollywood Reporter,” and he shared a photo on Instagram of himself reading the magazine (or at least holding it up and looking like he was reading). Just something about […]

Ryu outduels Harvey, Mets to keep Dodgers' streak intact

LOS ANGELES The importance of the moment wasn't lost on Hyun-Jin Ryu. He knew exactly whom he was facing Tuesday night. He knew the kind of pitching performance he needed to keep the Dodgers moving forward at their electric pace. Like everything else that has been going so well these days, Ryu gave them just what they were expecting. Facing New York Mets right-hander Matt...

Mets Blog published story saying Mets won 4-2; Dodgers came back and won 5-4 in 12

SNY TV’s Mets Blog tempted fate on Wednesday night by publishing a story prior to the game’s end saying the Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2, and the move backfired. Mets Blog published the story at 1:16 a.m. ET prior to the Dodgers coming up to bat in the ninth inning. Andre Ethier hit […]

Dodgers refuse to lose, rallying to beat Mets 5-4 in 12th inning

The Dodgers did not win on a walk-off home run by Carlos Marmol in his first at-bat in five years. But they almost did and that was as deliciously devilish as the way they actually did earn the latest of their daily victories. That would be Yasiel Puig Living Legend. Puig made a breathtaking throw then topped himself by willing a double to start the 12th inning. Adrian Gonzalez...

Dodgers rally to beat Mets 5-4 for 8th win in row

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Yasiel Puig turned a slow bouncer past the Mets' diving shortstop into a one-out double in the 12th inning then scored on Adrian Gonzalez's two-base hit, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-4 victory over New York on Wednesday night that extended their winning streak to eight games. Andre Ethier tied the game with a two-run homer of LaTroy Hawkins...

Dodgers, Ryu extend winning streaks

As torrid as the Los Angeles Dodgers have been, Hyun-Jin Ryu is on an impressive roll, too. The rookie left-hander extended his career-high winning streak to six games with seven innings of one-run ball as the Dodgers beat Matt Harvey and the New York Mets 4-2 on Tuesday night for their first seven-game winning streak in more than three years. ''You've got to play a...

Dodgers beat Phillies for ninth straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Zack Greinke pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and Hanley Ramirez homered to lead the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-0 victory over new manager Ryne Sandberg and the slumping Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. The defeat capped a tumultuous and emotional day for Philadelphia. Charlie Manuel, the winningest manager in club history, was fired...

This Doesn’t Get Old: Yasiel Puig Throws The Ball A Mile To Nail Marlon Byrd At Third

    Maybe people should stop running on this Puig guy, eh?   [@ChadMoriyama] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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