Tag Archive | "Juan Rivera"

It’s pure junkyard dogism!

Euphoria is something Dodger fans haven’t felt lately.  My house was dark at a little after midnight.  There was just one room lit and that was my office (I watched every last pitch of the game, so never call me a fair-weather fan).  The family was in bed when they heard me clap and yell [...]

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HOME TEAM DISCOUNT

Andre Ethier absolutely gave the Dodgers a Home team Discount.  Had he continued his productive season, he could have commanded a contract that was maybe $20-25 million larger than the one he signed with the Dodgers.  However, two things come into play: The Jody Reed Factor (i.e., turning down a good contract only to find [...]

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Major and Minor League Updates

Matt Kemp was 2-3 with a HR, 3 RBI’s and scored two runs for Albuquerque yesterday. Juan Rivera was 1-2 with a HR and 2 RBI in the same game. Alex Castellanos was again 2-4 for the second day in a row after returning from the DL. Ethan Martin pitched 6 innings allowed 4 hits, [...]

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Strange Times That We Live…

We live in a time when wins and saves evidently don’t mean anything for pitchers.  A time when batting average and RBI are diminished because of new stats like WAR, OBP, OPS and  plethora of other statistics that can prove whatever the writer wants.  Stats?  Yeah – I read ‘em, I  like ‘em – I [...]

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