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Dodgers @ D’Backs Sept. 12, 2015: Please Be Better, Yasmani Grandal

Dodgers D’Backs 5:10 p.m. Phoenix, Az. LF Crawford CF Pollock 2B Utley RF Inciarte 1B Gonzalez 1B Goldschmidt 3B Turner LF Peralta RF Ethier C Castillo SS Seager 3B Lamb C Grandal 2B Owings CF Pederson SS Ahmed ...
Via Dodgers Digest
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Grandal adamant on playing through shoulder injury despite slump

Yasmani Grandal knows he'll be dealing with recurring pain for the remainder of the season, but he's determined to take the field for the Los Angeles Dodgers anyways. An MRI on Grandal's injured left shoulder on Tuesday revealed that he has inflammation in his shoulder that will linger for the remainder of the season. Upon the diagnosis, Grandal will rest for a few days to try to...
Via Fox Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

MRI reveals inflammation in Grandal's bothersome shoulder

An MRI conducted on Yasmani Grandal revealed that the Dodgers catcher has inflammation in his shoulder, which has been hampering his play over the past month. Grandal originally injured his left non-throwing shoulder in Philadelphia in August after being hit by a foul ball while catching. Although he avoided a trip to the disabled list, Grandal's performance has significantly dipped...
Via Fox Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

A.J. Ellis Picking Up The Slack For Yasmani Grandal

It hasn’t been an easy year for A.J. Ellis. It got so bad that by the second week of May, when his wRC+ was 6 (!), I was having to write articles trying to justify his roster spot, basically saying that because catcher is a very unique position, the mild offensive upgrade you might get from Austin Barnes or some random veteran wouldn’t be worth the learning curve of asking a...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Yasmani Grandal complains about umps' strike zone after no-hitter

    The Los Angeles Dodgers were no-hit by Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers in a 3-0 loss at Minute Maid Park on Friday night, a game after they were two-hit in a loss to the Oakland A’s. Fiers walked three batters — one in each of the first three innings — before retiring the final 21 in a row. The guy carved up the Dodgers’ lineup, striking out 10 while throwing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Yasmani Grandal and Padres Pitchers

Not to beat a dead horse, or any kind of horse, but the Matt Kemp trade has been lopsided. There’s still an awful long way to go, but for now the Matt Kemp trade is more like the Yasmani Grandal trade, and Grandal and the Dodgers couldn’t be happier. The other day on Twitter I […]
Via Fangraphs
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Five bold predictions for 2015

This will be the most unfamiliar team in recent history for fans, but this does not mean that the Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t one of the most dangerous teams in the National League. Here are a few bold predictions for the upcoming 2015 campaign. 1. Yasmani Grandal will hit more home runs than Matt Kemp Many Dodger fans were upset about the Dodgers-Padres trade, which centered...
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Position-by-position outlook at the Los Angeles Dodgers

It’s back. Baseball season is back. Pitchers and catchers for the Los Angeles Dodgers report for spring training next Thursday, Feb. 19. The rest of the team reports the following Wednesday, Feb. 25, and their first workout as a full team is the next day. After a busy  off-season full of change, fans of the Dodgers are looking forward to seeing their new acquisitions in action...
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres Rumors: Yasmani Grandal wants out of San Diego

The San Diego Padres are not going to make the playoffs this season. They were sellers at the trade deadline, and even though they are third in the National League West, they currently sit 13.5 games out of first place with a 59-69 record. Not everyone is happy to be playing with San Diego right now, including catcher Yasmani Grandal.Grandal and his agents will ask the Padres for...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Baby gets shaken around while dad scrambles for home run ball (video/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes. It should go without saying that no souvenir baseball is worth possibly hurting one’s child, let alone a traumatic brain injury in an infant. But some folks will never learn, as evidenced by this guy diving into a battle for a ball hit for a three-run homer off the […] The post Baby gets shaken around while dad scrambles for home run ball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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