Tag Archive | "Sandy Koufax"

Is Clayton Kershaw better right now than Sandy Koufax?

I saw this article from SI today by Cliff Corcoran, and had to post it.  In part it said: “There is now another Dodgers lefty who is at the forefront of any discussion about the greatest pitchers in the game today. That man is Clayton Kershaw, who last week won his second NL Cy Young [...]

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Can Clayton save the Dodger’s season?

Sandy Koufax pitched in his first playoff series when he was 23 years old in 1959.  It seems like he pitched a lot in the playoffs, but the fact is he did not pitch again in the playoffs until 1963 at age 27.  The Dodgers didn’t make the playoffs in 1964 but he again pitched [...]

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Clayton Kershaw is the Best Pitcher in Baseball

… and if any baseball writer doesn’t have him listed #1 on his Cy Young ballot, a complete investigation should be done on that writer and Credentials should be revoked! We have never see a pitcher like this and don’t even breathe “Sandy Koufax.”  We have never seen Clayton at 26, 27, 28, 29 and [...]

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Why can’t the Dodgers just win them all?

Because they can’t!  That’s why. Hanley had his head up his butt most of the game as did Puig and a few others.  Andre played well, but it was just one of those days.  I hate to tell you this, but the Dodgers are going to lose a few games. Get over it.  The world [...]

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Kershaw vs. Koufax and Ryu too

Wow, I was evidently branded as a heretic by some of the old-timers on this board who questioned my sanity for saying that Clayton Kershaw would become the greatest Dodgers pitcher of all time and questioning whether Ryu was a #3. Let’s address the Kershaw-Koufax comparison.  Let me start by asking you if you all [...]

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The Biggest Dodger News in 25 Years!

HALL OF FAMER SANDY KOUFAX TO RETURN TO DODGERS IN 2013 LOS ANGELES – Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax will return to the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2013, it was announced. Koufax will serve as Special Advisor to Dodgers’ Chairman Mark Walter. Koufax will attend a portion of Spring Training to work with Dodgers’ pitchers [...]

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30 Wins For Kershaw!

That headline is not a question – it’s a prediction! You might ask “Are you saying that Clayton Kershaw will win 30 games?” Yes!  Yes, I am! There was a Sandy Koufax sighting at Camelback Ranch today, and he even talked to the reporters for a few minutes.  There are  a few quotes you can [...]

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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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Is Something Brewing?

Is Something Brewing?

Look, Rick Honeycutt is the pitching coach of the team that had the best ERA in all of baseball last year. Not only that, but he is  a genuinely nice guy, but this is not a love-fest and the Dodger pitchers are not going to sing Kumbaya.  Right about now, Ned Colletti is not a [...]

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Camelback Ranch – Who Will Make the Cut???

Camelback Ranch – Who Will Make the Cut???

Camelback Ranch – Glendale, Arizona, by Roger Sobin At Camelback Ranch, out beyond centerfield leading to the minor league section, is a walkway along a waterway. On each side of the waterway are 10 squares that will hold a statue of former players from each the Dodgers and White Sox. Ten from each team. Gee, [...]

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Never Write Another Word About C-Bill

Never Write Another Word About C-Bill

… because my old buddy, Tony Jackson hit this one out of the park:  Billingsley Learning To Let Go. Whatever needs to be said about Chad has now been said by Tony, and it justneeds to play out.  In a nutshell, Tony summarizes Chad’s struggles like this: “Billingsley’s biggest problem, the one that has plagued [...]

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