Dodger fans have all been expecting Andrew Friedman and Company to make a big splash in the Free Agent Market this winter, but I have never believed it would happen. Many wanted them to sign Russell Martin while I felt that it was never an option, but I have to admit, I did not see Toronto coming. However, that makes perfect sense. He’s a cult hero there! Good for him and the Ja[...]
It’s clear to me that Matt Kemp has the most value of any Dodger outfielder and I think Friedman and Zaidi believe in selling too nearly than too late. The Seattle Mariners could sure use a RH cleanup hitter and more outfield help. I have the solution.
Trade Matt Kemp, Carl Crawford (both would help Seattle immensely, even if Crawford only played 120 games) and Zach Lee [...]
The baseball geeks have figured out the value of pitch framing. They have developed a metric to measure how effectively catchers fool the umpires. Henceforth, catchers shall be recruited from prisons, jails and con men clubs.
That’s just plain stupid! The technology exists whereas balls and strikes can be called by a laser machine.
End of story. Shadddddupppp. Just d[...]
“Clayton Kershaw cost the Dodgers the NLCS “
I hear that a lot! That’s the conventional wisdom.
Let me remind you that conventional wisdom is usually wrong.
In this case it is dead wrong.
Someone said that they were surprised that Kershaw won the MVP unanimously! OK, who would you have picked instead of[...]
First on the list: Kevin Correia. OK, we got that out of the way! Next: Hanley Ramirez.
Now, almost all Dodger fans are hoping the Geeks in Blue will sign Russell Martin, Max Scherzer, Andrew Miller and the rest of all the free agents. Well, don’t hold your breath! The Dodgers have to cut payroll, not add it. Add in the fact that Scherzer and Martin will also cost t[...]