Archive for the ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’ Category

Dodgers Fans And Manny, Perfect For Each Other

Monday, July 6th, 2009

So I'm back home in San Diego this weekend, celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with my family. It was great, awesome time, glad I did it. It was also the weekend of Manny Ramirez's return from a 50-game suspension for testing positive for a banned substance. Manny's restoration to ...

Shawn Estes Doesn’t Get It

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Why would a pitcher with a .521 winning percentage (101-93) and a 4.71 career ERA in 13 big-league seasons be stuck in triple-A Albuquerque? Shawn Estes sure doesn't understand. Estes, an embodiment of left-handed mediocrity, has "retired from triple-A" as of a few days ago because he believes he should ...

E Tu Papi?

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

It's been less than a week since Major League Baseball suspended Manny Ramirez 50 games for violating its ban on performance-enhancing drugs. In that time we've heard nearly everyone's opinion on the subject. One person we hadn't heard from was Manny's old buddy, David Ortiz. Well, now we have. Ortiz said ...

There Is Nothing Not Funny About This Story

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Note from the writer: I'm going to trying and type out this post between wheezes of laughter. So let me get this straight: Manny Ramirez - who ESPN basically dubbed the greatest hitter ever, ever, in its preseason coverage - has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball after testing ...

Link Dump!

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Manny Ramirez now has a ton of time on his hands to read the links (and he's excited about it!). Maybe you should too. And no, this is not the end of Katrina Bowden Thursdays, but any time one of the Dodgers screws up, it supersedes everything else. "Andres Iniesta is ...

Heath Bell Makes Debut As Closer

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

After roughly a decade and a half of Trevor Hoffman ruling their 'pen, the San Diego Padres have a new closer. Everyone's favorite Wii Fit user, Heath Bell, took the ball in the ninth inning last night with a 4-2 lead and shut the door on the Los Angeles Dodgers. ...

Just Manny Being Douchey

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

National unemployment continues to skyrocket. The stock market continues to tumble. The government continues to give more bailout money to companies with the worry that their collapse will cause some sort of catastrophe. And then on the other side of the table, we have Manny Ramirez and his agent, Scott Borass. ...