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The Chaos Of The Dodger Outfield

Carl Crawford returned from the disabled list on July 10th, just over two weeks ago. Crawford’s return brought the outfield back up to five players, with no real candidate to play center. I looked at the math of the offense prior to his return, and we’ve had all sorts of fun talking about the outfield shuffle since it re-commenced. So far, it has lived up to advanced billing...
Via Dodgers Digest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fire officials rip Dodgers over hot foot prank

There are a lot of people still chuckling about the hot foot prank the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled on outfielder Scott Van Slyke over the weekend. However, the fine folks at the Los Angeles Fire Department aren't among them.In case you missed it, video of Slyke's cleat set ablaze in the dugout by sly teammate Josh Beckett went viral this weekend, even going so far as making...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Light Teammate Scott Van Slyke On Fire In Awesome Prank (Video)

Scott Van Slyke has been a bit of a hot head lately, as the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder was thrown out of Friday’s game for arguing a call from the dugout. On Sunday, Van Slyke’s “fire” took on a very literal form. With its team holding a comfortable 6-0 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals thanks to another dominating performance from pitcher Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers...
Via NESN.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers bust out the classic ‘hot foot’ prank on Scott Van Slyke (video)

Members of the Los Angeles Dodgers must be well-versed in the long and storied history of dugout pranks in Major League Baseball as a few fellas on the team took a trip in the wayback machine by digging deep in the bag of tricks once regularly relied upon by ballplayers in the days of yore […] The post Dodgers bust out the classic ‘hot foot’ prank on Scott Van Slyke (video...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vin Scully Calls Scott Van Slyke Getting A Hot Foot From Dodger Teammates

During today’s 6-0 drubbing of the St. Louis Cardinals, the Los Angeles Dodgers decided to have some fun at the expense of outfielder Scott Van Slyke by giving him a “hot foot”. A “hot foot” is when you take a book of matches and affix it to the heel of a player’s shoe. You light it and wait for him to react to the smell, smoke, or painful burning sensation. Lucky for...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Scott Van Slyke falls victim to 'hot foot' prank

Your browser does not support iframes.Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke fell victim to the "hot foot" prank during the seventh inning of Sunday's game against St. Louis. Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully provided the commentary as the Dodgers found a way to entertain themselves while holding a 6-0 lead over the Cardinals. After attaching a roll of matches...
Via Holdout Sports
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox @ Dodgers June 2, 2014: No Really, Scott Van Slyke Is Playing Center

I know we talked about this just a few hours ago, but apparently it’s not a joke: Scott Van Slyke really and truly is starting in center field. Oddly enough, none of the beat writers have had a lot to say about the situation yet, so we don’t know what went into Don Mattingly‘s decision, or what Matt Kemp thinks, or — and probably the most interesting — what Van Slyke himself...
Via Dodgers Digest
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers hurting and their reluctance to recall Scott Van Slyke is curious

The Dodgers are hurting -- big time. Adrian Gonzalez has been scratched the last couple games, Jerry Hairston needed stitches after tripping over a bag in his hotel room and subsequently hitting his head on a desk. He also came out in the fifth inning of Saturday's game after he felt a "tweak" in his groin. That, combined with Mark Ellis still having not been...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers DFA Scott Van Slyke, Trade In The Works?

The Dodgers have designated Scott Van Slyke for assignment. The move was made earlier today to make room on the 40-man roster for the newly acquired Skip Schumaker. This move left me and a lot of Dodger fans scratching their heads. Why? Because Van Slyke is one of the few options the Dodgers have to play first base and both outfield corner positions. The right-hander also possesses...
Via Dodgers Rumors
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers designate Scott Van Slyke for assignment, but could still trade him

In a somewhat surprising move, the Dodgers on Wednesday designated Scott Van Slyke for assignment to make room for the newly acquired Skip Schumaker. The Dodgers had a few options from which to choose -- Justin Sellers, John Ely, Stephen Fife and Juan Uribe -- but theey decided to ditch Van Slyke. The most obvious choice would have been Sellers, as he was coming off...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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