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Bud Selig:  Man or Mouse?

Bud Selig: Man or Mouse?

Jim Joyce manned up and admitted that he blew the call and cost Armando Galarraga of the Detroit Tigers a perfect game. After the game, with tears in his eyes Joyce said ”I just cost that kid a perfect game.”  Jim Joyce felt so bad that he came to the Tigers clubhouse and apologized in person.  Joyce is [...]

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The Patient is Comatose

The Patient is Comatose

No one realizes more than I do that this is a 162 game season.  I am not worried about our pitching – it will come around (do you really believe that Kuo and Belsiario will continue to have double-digit ERA’s?  Sherrill?  I worry about him, but he can’t be THAT bad, can he?). I am [...]

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Who Takes Padilla’s Place

Who Takes Padilla’s Place

Isn’t it ironic that Padilla’s leg was shot in the off season and now his arm is shot? So, who takes his place? Odds: Ramon Ortiz – 2-1 Scott Elbert – 10-1 Josh Lindblom – 20-1 Carlos Monasterios – 28-1 Josh Towers 100-1 Sandy Koufax – 100,000,000,000 – 1 There you have it.  I’m pretty [...]

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Momma Said There Would Be Days Like This

Momma Said There Would Be Days Like This

Saturday was a bad day to be a Dodger fan! First the good news: Andrew Lambo went 2-5 with a triple and has raised his batting average to .306. Jerry Sands was 3-4 with 2 doubles and a triple and is hitting a lofty .421. I like the fact that Padilla hit Rowand after the [...]

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Ken’s Dodger Prospect Report

Ken’s Dodger Prospect Report

Periodically the Dodger management lets us know implicitly which of the young players are possible or probable future major league players. Two of themethods are (1) the players sent to the Arizona Fall League, and (2) the players invited to the Dodger Development Program. In my opinion the players sent to AFL and not invited [...]

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J.A. Happ – Reason To Believe

J.A. Happ – Reason To Believe

At the age of 24 J.A. Happ of the Phillies was in AAA where he complied a 4-6 record with a 5.02 ERA.  At the age of 25, also in AAA, he improved to 8-7 with a 3.60 ERA, and also had a “cup of coffee” with the Phillies where he went 1-0 with a [...]

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