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[...]
… and when some athletes get full of money, they lose their hunger. Of course, there are different size bellies, but humor me. Look at the meals these guys ate:
Adrian Gonzalez is full ($154 Million)
Matt Kemp is full ($160 Million)
Carl Crawford is full ($142 Million)
Andre Ethier is full ($85 Million)
Zach Greinke is [...]
Then keep rolling him out there and his option for $10 million will vest with him, not the club. He hasn’t been horrible, but he’s been consistently hittable after a good April. I don’t think he can pitch out of the pen, so it’s one of two options: (1) DL; or (2) DFA. He needs 60-some innings and he’s got a new $10 million deal for next year. Do the Dod[...]
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated infielder Justin Turner from the 15-day disabled list (left hamstring strain) and optioned infielder Carlos Triunfel to Triple-A Albuquerque.
Turner, who returns after landing on the disabled list on June 29 from a left hamstring strain, is batting .302 with three homers, 10 doubles and 21 RBI in 59 games for Los Angeles. The South[...]
Look, I am not in favor of trying this at home and there should be governmental regulation on steroids and HGH. However, professional athletes are high-performance human machines. You don’t put regular oil into a race car and you can’t expect professional athletes who perform at a high level not to need some type of performance enhancers. It should be under a doctors care and [...]