Tag Archive | "Rubby De La Rosa"

What Might Have Been…

It was in 2004, that I first really noticed Andy LaRoche.  He was a 20 year-old third baseman who ended up with 23 HR and 76 RBI in A ball.  The next season, he hit 30 HR with 94 RBI and had a slash line of .305/.374/.553.  He had amazing opposite-field power – I said [...]

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Finally the right moves

Juan Castro is a good dude  – maybe he can still play – and most likely he’ll get picked up by a team in need of a utility man.  He just can’t play in LA. Jay Gibbons was a feel good story – maybe he can help some some team – and maybe he’ll get [...]

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Let’s Make a Deal

Let’s Make a Deal

Hey, I read here every day, but today I thought I’d weigh in with my opinion. Chad Billingsley is disappointing.  His proclivity to blow leads is troubling.  It appears to me that he’s throwing, not pitching.  I think he’ll turn it around, but I feel better about Lilly than I do about C-Bill right about [...]

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Rant & Rave Saturday

Rant & Rave Saturday

Any Dodger discussion HAS to include the fact that Bud Selig allegedly denied Frank McCourt the opportunity to get a loan against future TV revenues.  Many people are jumping to the conclusion that this means Frank will have to sell the team, after all, he did the same thing to Tom Hicks and his team [...]

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I Told You It Was Bad…

I Told You It Was Bad…

According to multiple sources, Vicente Padilla will have surgery to repair a nerve/muscle problem in his arm.  He could miss the whole season, or not.  However, he can’t be included in the Dodger’s plans this season.  Padilla was a key part of the pitching staff, so we can’t minimize his loss. So, now it on [...]

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Midwest League Top Dodger Prospects

Midwest League Top Dodger Prospects

Baseball America just named the TOP 20 Prospects in the Midwest League. The Dodgers had the most prospects in the Top 20 with three. Interestingly, Allen Webster was rated 11th while Rubby DeLa Rosa was 15th and Jerry Sands was 18th. 11. Allen Webster, rhp, Great Lakes Loons (Dodgers) 15. Rubby de la Rosa, rhp, [...]

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Minor League Player & Pitcher of the Year

Minor League Player & Pitcher of the Year

DODGERS NAME RIGHT-HANDER RUBBY DE LA ROSA AND INFIELDER/OUTFIELDER JERRY SANDS AS THE BRANCH RICKEY MINOR LEAGUE PITCHER AND PLAYER OF THE YEAR LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today named right-hander Rubby De La Rosa and infielder/outfielder Jerry Sands as the Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Year, respectively.  General [...]

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I Am Don Mattinglys’ Home Boy

I Am Don Mattinglys’ Home Boy

… but I have reservations about him.  However, I am from Missouri, so he’ll have to “show me.” But, it’s a done deal.  Frank and Ned gave their word before the season that Don Mattingly would be the 2011 Dodgers manager and they are being true to their word. Nice!  Keeping your word! Damn!  Keeping [...]

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