Found June 18, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:

Tweet The Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants have one of the most storied rivalries in baseball. There’s no doubt that there is genuine disdain for one another from both parties. A fifth grader named Casey that lives in San Francisco has the unwelcomed task of being a Dodgers fan in that city. [...]


How many Giants will end up playing in the 2013 All-Star Game?

As of today, Giants catcher Buster Posey and third baseman Pablo Sandoval still lead their respective positions in voting for the 2013 All-Star Game, which will be held on Tuesday, July 16 at Citi Field in New York. The National League squad could boast even more of your favorite Giants, as the latest round of voting has shortstop Brandon Crawford and second baseman Marco Scutaro...

Dodgers could lose 2014 first-round draft pick due to heavy 2013 bonuses

With the new collective bargaining agreement, teams are much more creative in the MLB Draft than ever before. But since new CBA’s inception a couple years ago, no team has ever had to forfeit a draft pick due to overspending. The Dodgers are dangerously close to doing so. The team inked seventh-rounder Brandon Trinkwon this morning for slot, which prompted this post...

A Matt Kemp "Jackie Robinson" 1/1 Gypsy Queen Printing Plate.

I'm snatching up Matt Kemp cardboard as best I can while he heals from his hamstring injury and continues to work his way back from the serious shoulder injury he suffered last season. I have not and never will forgive the Dodgers for allowing him to play through it, thus exacerbating it. Anyhoo, the latest deal I was able to secure is of the truly unique and one-of-a-kind variety...

SF Giants Blogs Around The Web: Weird Half Inning, Bench, Bud Norris, Etc.

A comprehensive breakdown of the San Francisco Giants‘ 2013 draft picks from Lunatic Fringe.   A close look at the “Weirdest half inning in the history of the game” from Thursday’s game against the Pirates from Miracle At Coogan’s Bluff.   A look at how things could actually get worse for the Giants in 2013 from   An examination of the Giants’ bench...

Company to produce Sergio Romo ice cream to support immigration reform

San Francisco Giants closer Sergio Romo and Three Twins Ice Cream have agreed to a contract to bring "Sergio Romo's Mexican Chocolate" to the world.The ice cream's tagline is "It Only Tastes Illegal" and all proceeds will go to help enact immigration reform.The company's founder Neal Gottlieb said he got the inspiration for the tasty treat after seeing...

Vin Scully To Take Over The Dodgers Twitter Account

Yep, this is actually about to happen. Buckle up folks, this should be a good one. Los Angeles Dodgers’ legendary announcer Vin Scully is about to take over the @Dodgers twitter account which is about as ironic as it gets. [MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Shark Nearly Drowns In McCovey Cove During Giants Game

The San Francisco Giants know you won’t spend the entire time at AT&T Park shelling out cash for overpriced b…

Giants 4, Padres 2

Gregor Blanco had a pinch hit, two-run triple in the seventh inning, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday. Brandon Belt and Marco Scutaro also drove in runs as the Giants won their second straight following a three-game slide. Scutaro and Hunter Pence each had two hits. Will Venable and Jesus Guzman each hit home runs for the...

Giants 5, Padres 4

Juan Perez hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat San Diego 5-4 on Tuesday night, snapping the Padres' seven-game winning streak. Perez's clutch swing came after pinch hitter Jesus Guzman gave San Diego a 4-3 lead with a two-run homer in the top half of the inning Buster Posey started the San Francisco comeback with...

Dodgers-Yankees rained out, doubleheader set

The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees has been postponed by rain, delaying the renewal of their old October rivalry. The game was called Tuesday night about 30 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday, with start times of 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. A star player and fan favorite when he was captain...

Giants “Brain Cramp” and Lose 5-3 to Padres in Extras

It took 13 innings for the San Francisco Giants to lose 5-3 against their division rival San Diego Padres on Monday night. Barry Zito struck out 8 through 5.2 innings of work at AT&T Park. He gave up the Padres’ first run after opposing pitcher Edinson Volquez started off the third inning with a double down the left field line. The Giants came back in the bottom of the fourth...

Yasiel Puig and Recent Rookie Sensations

Yasiel Puig has been crushing the ball since being called up. (Photo credit) The Los Angeles Dodgers are the Cerberus of the sports world. A three-headed monster with the wallet of a Steinbrenner, the media draw of LeBron James, and the propensity to fail of every talented-but-evil team in the final minutes of a sports movie. What could possibly go wrong? Don’t ask fans in L...

Around the Major Leagues: 2013 Week 11

Updates on the major news across Major League Baseball during the 11th week of the season. Dodgers sensation Yasiel Puig was named National League Player of the Week.

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 226: Predictions About Zack Wheeler/The Story of Signing Puig by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben and Sam discuss their expectations for Zack Wheeler and other young pitchers, then talk about the true story behind the Dodgers signing Yasiel Puig.
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