Archive for the ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’ Category

Andruw Jones Will Continue to Flail at Breaking Balls in Texas

Monday, February 9th, 2009

There is perhaps no sport that more often shows us just how quickly an athlete can go from extremely awesome to extremely terrible than baseball. You know, it's not that easy to hit a round ball with a round bat. Combine that with that whole no salary cap thing, and once-bigtime ...

The Rays’ Success Is Bad For Baseball

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

To put it into ultra-simplistic terms, our economy is screwed because people have been spending far too much money. People were given home loans they could not possibly pay back, thus killing several lending giants. A few years ago was the first time in a hell of a long time ...

Stairs-way To Heaven

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Seriously, Matt Stairs? That’s what you’re asking yourself if you’re a Los Angeles Dodgers fan. Against a lineup with the likes of Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley and Pat Burrell, you get beat by 40-year old Matt Stairs? No one could have seen this coming. Well, no one besides Hickey's cousin ...

Disco-Era Dodgers Rock Out (Warning: Not Safe For Ears)

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Sometimes I wonder how anyone made it through the late '70s without drinking the Jonestown Kool-Aid. I suppose if I had actually lived through the era, I might be blissfully unaware of how awful it was. Or at least adhering to a strict drug regimen would allow me to achieve this ...

A Look Back and a Look Ahead

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Now that the White Sox have wrapped up the final playoff spot after Tuesday night's 1-0 thriller over the Twins for the AL Central title, we can finally make our playoff predictions. [caption id="attachment_3098" align="alignright" width="321" caption="I've always wondered what it would be like to celebrate in a giant manpile on ...

TBS Dicks Over Cubs

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

My worst fears have come to fruition. Just a few days ago, I was convinced that the Cubs were unquestionably the team to beat heading into the National League playoffs -- the first time I've felt that way since I was a naive 7-year-old in 1989. And then TBS had to ...

The Dodgers Are Good At Spending Money

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Jason Schmidt, Nomar Garciaparra, Juan Pierre, Esteban Loaiza and Andruw Jones. That is a list of players the Los Angeles Dodgers currently owe more than $7.5 million each this season. OK, you five, if you've made a significant contribution to the team this year, step forward...not so fast Andruw.That's right, ...