Most of the LA media has given Mark McGwire a pass on his recent comments about Jose Canseco, published by Mark Saxon of ESPNLA:
“It’s too late. I don’t care to ever speak to him again. What he did was wron[...]
The Dodgers may have the best 1,2, 3 rotation in baseball, but their 4 and 5 starters are scary. Donnie insists he is going to keep rolling Beckett out there and if he keeps pitching Haren his $10 million dollar option for next year will vest. It looks inevitable to me that the Dodgers will capitulate and make a run for David Price. I think it’s between the Dodgers and the Cardinals[...]
It’s really pretty simple, seven of the twelve pitchers Ned Colletti has assembled for Manager Don Mattingly are really not worthy of a roster spot. “But, they will get better.” Balderdash! You are what your record says you are.
Paul Maholm 1-4 with a 4.73 ERA
Dan Haren – Declining since April -0-3 with 9.64 ERA in Ju[...]
When the Dodgers number one and two hitters get on base, good things happen. Couple that with A-Gon going 3-3 and you have a recipe for success. Then there’s Juan “FREAKIN’” Uribe who is a human vacuum cleaner at 3B and you can only try and contain him with the bat – you can’t stop him. If he can hit .300 in the number seven spot, the D[...]
Last year in NLCS, Hanley Ramirez was drilled in the ribs by the Cardinals. The broken rib cost him the remainder of the series and likely cost the Dodgers the NL Championship.
Saturday, Yasiel Puig was hit by Cardinal pitching, costing him at least a few games.
Then yesterday, Hanley was hit not once, but twice. Clayton Kershaw retaliated by drilling Matt Holliday. Holliday[...]