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Really, Dodgers? We're going to do this again? Really?
Just a few days shy of the first anniversary of Andre Ethier signing a five-year, $85 million contract extension, the Dodgers are said to be looking to trade away the former All-Star... for the third time.
Yes, that fickle GM Ned Colletti is rumored to be ready to take another crack at ridding himself of that onerous contract that he was responsible for. He first tried to unload Ethier back in December when Colletti thought he might prefer to re-sign Shane Victorino instead. That didn't pan out for a variety of reasons. He supposedly took another run at finding an Ethier trade right before the season started to clear a spot in the lineup for Yasiel Puig who had just finished up a monster spring training. That also never went anywhere.
Now, with Puig in the majors and looking like a bona fide superstar, Colletti is going to hope that the third time is the charm when it comes to moving Ethier. But what makes hi...
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Olivia Munn, the Geek Goddess beloved by both nerds and admirers of attractive, talented and quirky women alike, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday at Dodger Stadium. Most impressive — in and above how nice Miss Munn looked in a Dodgers jersey — was [...]The post Olivia Munn throws out first pitch at Dodgers...
I was able to add yet another awesome Corey Seager to my modest collection of the future Dodgers' star. For just a bit over half a blaster, this sweeeeeet patriotic patch piece is now mine.Numbered 09/99, it's a fantastic two colors with some gray jersey mixed in for good measure. The card hails from the Game Gear Jerseys Prime subset of 2013 Panini USA Baseball Champions...
What a great start to a Dodgers career.
Rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig has been named National League Player of the Week after his historic Los Angeles debut.
In his first week after being called up on June 3 from double-A Chattanooga, Puig led the MLB with 27 total bases and was tied for the lead with four home runs. His .964 slugging percentage was second-best in the majors and...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is living, breathing proof that when you do good things good things will in turn happen to you. Remember when he met a young man that was suffering from a terminal illness and game him his game jersey, hat, and cleats?
Did you know that he also flew the young man--Joshua Jones--out to LA and introduced him to a lot of the guys on the...
Yasiel Puig’s early success already has opposing teams sending a message.
“Welcome to the big leagues, pal.”
That age old cliche’ certainly applied to baseball’s newest sensation, Yasiel Puig, Tuesday night in the Dodgers 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Puig, who entered the game batting .500 with four home runs in his nine-game career with the Dodgers, was thrown...
Don’t mess with a $147 million pitcher. There will be retaliation.
Before Diamondbacks starting pitcher Ian Kennedy hit counterpart Dodgers starter Zack Greinke, three other batters had been hit in Tuesday night’s contest between Arizona and Los Angeles. When Kennedy threw one up and in that plunked Greinke high on the shoulder, well, that was all it took.
Arizona’s Cody Ross...
Let me set the scene: in the bottom of the sixth inning, Diamondbacks starting pitcher Ian Kennedy plunked Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig in the head (it looked unintentional). Puig stayed in the game after being checked out by trainers. In the top of the seventh, Zack Greinke returned the favor and drilled D’Backs catcher Miguel Montero. And then Don Mattingly chose to leave Greinke...
Before Monday’s Diamondbacks-Dodgers game, it was the Olivia Munn show at Chavez Ravine. She was the Dodgers special guest to throw out the first pitch, which she properly walked out to the mound to do. Then, Dodgers catcher Ramon Hernandez flirted his head off with her on the walk back to the dugout (she isn’t interested, Herny).
Finally, she made Matt Kemp’s ego...
Los Angeles has seen its share of international baseball sensations grace the city, but none have invigorated the town as quickly as Yasiel Puig. The 22-year-old Cuban sensation won NL Player of the Week last week after batting .464 (13-28) with four home runs and 10 RBIs in his first week with the Dodgers. He [...]
On Monday night, what looked to be a 3-1 Los Angeles Dodgers victory quickly dissolved in the ninth inning due to Brandon League‘s inability to nail down the save, turning a probable victory into a 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
D-Backs starter Wade Miley got off to a rough start in the first inning: he walked Mark Ellis on four pitches before retiring Adrian Gonzalez on...
He is the seven-day sensation that is sweeping the nation. Yasiel Puig has been a major league ballplayer for barely a week and is already making national headlines with a historically hot start to his career.
On Friday night, Puig blasted his fourth home run in just his fifth career game, the second player to do that since 1900, the first being Mike Jacobs in 2005. The 22-year old...
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West Coast baseball, you got to love it. Too bad folks out east aren’t awake to witness physical type baseball. They only here about stories the next morning. Anytime Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, Zach Greinke is on the mound watch out. This is the second time he and his team were involved in a bases clearing brawl. Luckily he wasn’t...
We talk about the “old-school” a lot on this blog. Heck, we harken back to the days where it was “OK to throw inside.” So, this is not going to be a debate about unwritten baseball rules. We’re perfectly alright with how folks handle their guys getting hit. It may seem ridiculous to then apply “logic” to unwritten rules that so many view as bunk to begin with…but...
The newest hot, young thing in Los Angeles is a guy you can't take your eyes off of. He's well-built, with a winning smile and engaging personality. He doesn't say a lot, preferring to let his performance speak for him.
He's getting rave reviews, and is a hit on the Internet. Hollywood isn't after him yet, but if Yasiel Puig keeps this up, opportunities will...
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks broke into a bench-clearing brawl on Tuesday, and once again Zack Greinke was at the center of the mayhem.