Tag Archive | "Jamey Carroll"

Which Mark Ellis Will the Dodgers Get?

I’m sure all the stat geek bloggers have their panties in a bunch about the signing of Mark Ellis.   Me?  I have no opinion, because I don’t know which Mark Ellis will show up… This we know: Ellis can play Gold Glove Defense – what’s not to like about that?  With Dee Gordon, the [...]

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I Can See For Miles and Miles

I Can See For Miles and Miles

According to Tony Jackson, Aaron Miles had laser eye surgery last off-season, which could account for his productivity increase.  I will make the case for Miles and Miles (it’s simple): Switch-hitter Batting .364 this spring Can play 2B, SS, 3B Veteran presence Been there, Done that! Castro is old – needs to retire Sellers is [...]

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Rants & Raves

Rants & Raves

For those of you who think Jon Broxton has no trade value:  Look at the 2 year/$12 million dollar deal Bobby Jenks signed with the RedSox and then compare their stats. I predict that Juan Uribe will pull a “Jamey Carroll” next season. That simply means that his actual value in 2011 will be dramatically [...]

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CARROLL WINS FIFTH ANNUAL  ROY CAMPANELLA AWARD

CARROLL WINS FIFTH ANNUAL ROY CAMPANELLA AWARD

Infielder voted “Most Inspirational Dodger” by his teammates and coaches LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that infielder Jamey Carroll was named the winner of the fifth annual Roy Campanella Award, which is given to the Dodger player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher. [...]

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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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Camelback Ranch – March 23rd – AM

Camelback Ranch – March 23rd – AM

Today is an off day, but if everything goes right, I will have photos and the inside story of the Camelback Ranch Minor League Complex.  It should be pretty cool and I think you will be amazed at the facility. A LOT WHEN ON YESTERDAY – Charlie Haeger pitched 5 or 7 strong innings against [...]

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What To Expect

What To Expect

Just a laundry list of a few things I expect to see this year (actually my wish list along with predictions): A healthy Rafael Furcal who is 100% physically and (most importantly) mentally (it takes a while to recover mentally from a surgery) regains his form and is again one of the elite short stops [...]

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Twitter Tells – Dodgers Sign Alfredo Amezaga

Twitter Tells – Dodgers Sign Alfredo Amezaga

Its been reported that the Dodgers further added to their bench today signing Alfredo Amezaga to a minor league deal. The deal is said to be worth $650k if he makes the team with incentives that can raise his salary to $850k. This all comes via Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Well this throws a wrench [...]

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Some People Just Love Misery

Some People Just Love Misery

Yeah, Arte Moreno looks really swell – He signed Lackey and Figgins and Matsui, right?  What?  not Lackey and Figgins?  Well, Matsui is a friggin’ gazelle, I tell you!  Moreno is a genius!  Yeah, that’s the ticket!  You guys kill me with your incessant sobbing! Come next season, you goofballs are going to look back [...]

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