Found June 03, 2013 on
Los Angeles Dodgers
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Yasiel Puig's debut will grab headlines, and rightfully so. Los Angeles Dodgers fans are desperate for good news, and the Cuban outfield prospect might be dynamic enough to save their season.
But let's not forget the other intriguing subplot tonight at Dodger Stadium, the one that has marinated for nearly two months.
Carlos Quentin is back in town.
Quentin hasn't faced the Dodgers since April 11, otherwise known as Don Mattingly's most miserable night of the season (so far). That was when $147 million pitcher Zack Greinke hit Quentin with a full-count fastball in the sixth inning of a one-run game. Quentin lingered at home plate. Greinke said something (at least, according to Quentin). Quentin charged the mound. Greinke lowered his left shoulder. The men collided. The pitcher's collarbone broke. The Dodgers are still trying to recover.
Since that night, they are 17-29. Among National League teams, only the Miami Marlins have been worse. If the Dodgers' se...
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As soon as the lineup was announced, people around the baseball world started speculating that Carlos Quentin was once again avoiding the Los Angeles Dodgers. In their last meeting, Quentin was suspended and din't have much choice. Now, he missed a game after appearing to be healthy leading up to the serious. Scott Miller of CBS Sports clarified the reasoning for Quentin...
The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres on Monday night at Dodger Stadium and rookie Yasiel Puig’s contributions to the win, especially in the field, cannot be understated. In his MLB regular season debut and hitting in the leadoff position, Puig did his part by going 2-4 at the plate, but his [...]The post Yasiel Puig sparks double play with throw from warning track...
Yasiel Puig’s debut resulted in one play already nicknamed “The Throw.”
“..there’s a small place inside of us they can never lock away, and that place is called hope.” From the film “The Shawshank Redemption.”
Well, much the way the San Francisco 49′ers have “The Catch,” Los Angeles Dodgers fans now have “The Throw.” Okay, so “the throw” didn’t...
Behold! My skills!
To reenact the scene where Mo Vaughn tackles George Bell to protect Aaron Sele.
Seriously though, apparently something like this is likely to happen, but should it?
While I understand the emotions as much as anybody, the Dodgers will unfairly never get actual retribution for Carlos Quentin being an idiot, and getting Stephen Fife ejected in the first inning is...
The Yasiel Puig era is beginning tonight for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Mired in a disappointing beginning to the 2013 season, the organization is looking to the 22-year-old outfield prospect in hopes of catching lightning in a bottle. A Cuban defector, Puig has just 63 games of professional experience under his belt in North America but he’s made the most of his time in the minor...
When the Dodger spent a small fortune to sign Yasiel Puig they felt confident that they were getting the next great player in the young Cuban defector. He proved that in his first game Monday night when he caught a deep fly ball and then threw a rocket to first for a game ending double play.
Tuesday night he showed off his offensive prowess--and show it off he did!
Yasiel Puig left his mark on the game in his MLB debut on Monday night. The Cuban prospect went 2-for-4 with two hits batting in the leadoff spot for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He also made a sick throw for a game-ending double play in the ninth. San Diego Padres outfielder Kyle Blanks was up [...]
A very early look at the day's trots thanks to a certain Cuban rookie out in Los Angeles...
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Home Run of the Day: Yasiel Puig #2, Los Angeles Dodgers - 16.91 seconds [video]
Puig is the 22 year old Cuban prospect in the Dodgers system who made his major league debut Monday night. He "only" managed to go 2...
TweetIn his first two Major League games, Yasiel Puig has done nothing but prove why the fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers have been talking about him non-stop. The Dodgers new right fielder accounted for more than half of the offense in Tuesday night’s 9-7 win against the San Diego Padres. After going 2-for-4 in his debut on Monday night, Puig treated the home crowd to his first...
Yasiel Puig has arrived in Los Angeles, AND EVERYONE IS FREAKING OUT. Well, not really, but I digress. But Puig's debut last night went pretty damn well for the Dodgers, who beat the Padres 2-1. He went 2/4 with a pair of singles in the victory, but it was his game-ending throw to double Chris Denorfia off of first base that really caused all of the ruckus about his debut. Man...
The 2013 season has not gotten off to the start that the Los Angeles Dodgers and their faithful fans had hoped for. The first two full months of the season have been marred by injuries and no one on the roster seems to be immune from this rash of ailments. Let’s take a quick look at the list of injuries, the tentative return to play for each guy, and how significant each injury...
Photo Credit: Dirk Hansen If you're like me, you lost Bryce Harper this weekend and need a replacement outfielder. We've got you covered with not one, not two, but three outfield options. We'll also take a look at the two new closers on the block and some starters that folks may be sleeping on.The following prices can be used as a guide for making free agent bids and...