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Pinkies, Little Toes and Toast

Pinkies, Little Toes and Toast

“Walkoff” Ethier has a hurt pinkie that landed him on the DL. Manny Ramirez hurt his little toe last night and couldn’t start (hopefully no DL for Manny). Ramon Ortiz can’t pitch because he’s toast! Look, even Ray Charles can see that he can’t pitch.  He throws at least one pitch in the hitter’s “wheelhouse” [...]

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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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Doug Mientkiewicz Syndrome

Doug Mientkiewicz Syndrome

I thought that Doug Mientkiewicz was smarter than he is acting. It seems that when he left camp on Friday, he also wanted his release from the Dodgers and get this – the Dodgers want to hold onto him as long as they can in case there is an injury to Garrett Anderson and they [...]

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Why Can’t the Ortiz’s Stick To The Script?

Why Can’t the Ortiz’s Stick To The Script?

Just a couple of weeks ago, I had this all figured out.  Stults was our #5 and Belisario, Kuo, Elbert, Elbert, Gagne, McDonald, Zerpa and Wade were all in thebullpen picture. Fast Forward two weeks and Eric Stults is still a leading candidate (and has pitched very well in the starting role), but most of [...]

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