I swear to Casey Blake this team is dead. Billingsley pitches half way decent except for the walks, and the team takes a shit. I just knew after the first inning of tonight's game, it was headed down hill faster than Andruw Jones to a buffet table.This team is FUCKING LAZY! sorry for the cursing but that's what it is. Manny seems to think he's back in Boston not running hard to first. My what a contract year and female hormones will do for you. If Joe Torre or his staff (paging Larry Bowa) does not rip into these assholes for their play as of late. He needs to get the hell out of the game. Then he can sit at home, watch Oprah and drink his damn tea. After 21 years I thought we had a legit shot. Stupid ass me for thinking that.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009
This AM before the game. I was tooling around in Photoshop doing some nice motivational pics featuring former Dodger legends and today's players. I had Duke Snider with Matt Kemp. Roy Campanella with Russell Martin. Andre Ethier with Carl Furillo. Ron Cey with Casy Blake. And last but not least. Steve Garvey with James Loney. you get the concept. I did all the cuts and they looked incredible. I called them. Blue Legends of the Fall. Well after today's game. I decided to scrap them for now. Oh I still saved the files and might post them if the mood hits me. Till then. This will have to do.
Not in the 40 plus years as a Dodgers fan have I seen such a cluster fuck road trip. How in the Hell, (and it truly has been to watch) does a team with over 90 plus wins lose to two teams with almost 200 combined losses? They should be embarrassed. There is no f%#$! excuse for it. Sorry to say it but, this team was RAPED! That's as gentle as I can put it. Both the Nats and Bucs had their way with the Dodgers like a football team with a drunk cheerleader on spring break.
Knowing how the Padres would like to stick it up the Ddodgers ass. I dread the next two games in San Diego.
Sunday, September 27, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
With a little help from a red hot Rafael Furcal and Matt Kemp. The Dodgers barely get out of the nation's capital taking two of three from the Nationals. Meanwhile back out west. The Dodgers got a little help from the Padres beating the Rockies tonight. With the Rockies loss and the Dodgers win. The Boys of Summer moved one step closer to claiming the western division crown. Let's hope they don't blow it in Pittsburgh
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
DODGER FANS CRIED MORE MORE MORE. Not since the Second Battle of Bull Run, has the northern Virginia area seen such a rout by a group of people wearing gray uniforms, and led by a man with a great beard.
The Dodgers crushed the lowly Nationals 14 - 2. in the first game of their last road trip. Dodgers pitching led by Hiroki Kuroda and Clayton Kershaw showed no signs of their former injuries. Kershaw looked every bit like the dominating pitcher he can be when he throws strikes. His fast ball looked like it was fired from a cannon and it had the same effect as a cannonball when it exploded at the plate.
Monday, September 21, 2009
Sunday, September 20, 2009
It ended up being a mine field and not the Sunday walk in the park the Giants expected from their Ace. Andre Ethier homered (31) in the bottom of the third with one on and two outs, giving the Dodgers a 2 - 1 lead. The Dodgers sent Tim to a much needed shower in the fourth. Dodgers went on to win 6-2 and took the season series from the Giants 11 - 7. In other news. A top Giants prospect turned himself in for murder and the Rockies won again. Talk about being kicked when you're down.
Saturday, September 19, 2009
The Chavez Ravine homecoming didn't last long for Brad Penny. The Giants pitcher and former Dodger was run over by a Dodgers offense that resembled a runaway train, and not the the team he blew through in Frisco last weekend. Today's win quickly doused the warm fuzzy Giant fans were feeling from last nights LA pitching debacle, and has the Giants and their fans watching the Diamondbacks vs the Rockies tonight. Rather then spending a nice night out on the town.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Thursday, September 17, 2009
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Dodgers pull off the sweep of the Pirates, thanks to a great outing by Kiroki Kuroda and some long balls by Kemp and Belliard
On fleece blanket night at Dodger stadium. The Pirates end up getting fleeced of a win by a walk off home run from Andre Ethier. The Pirates should not feel bad about what happened in the bottom of the thirteenth inning. It was the fourth time Dre has gone yard for a walk off this season and the sixth time he has had a walk off hit. The home run marked the first time since 2004 that a Dodger has had a thirty home run season.
Meanwhile up north. The Rocks got rolled by the Giants. Putting the dodgers magic number to 12.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Monday, September 14, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
You know whats sad about Giant fans? How quickly they start that obnoxious chant, every time their team shows the sign of a pulse. I find it funny how the ownership of the Giants, fleeces their fans, year after year by putting mediocre players and sure thing minor league players out there to fail. Did they really think they had a shot at winning this year? It's been 55 years, they should be used to it. On a positive note for you Giant fans. Maybe you can be the new Cubs or Pre 2004 Red Sox. Just stop with the whole BEAT LA crap. Move on. It's over.
The night wasn't a total loss for Bay area fans. Heath Bell of the Padres did his best to give the Rockies another 9th inning win. Only this time Bell, who's no Trevor Hoffman. Allowed the overachieving bunch from Denver to tie the score. The Padres rallied in extra innings and ended Jim Tracy's day on a sour note, much to the delight of Dodger fans everywhere. The rare loss. Keeps the Rockies 5.5 games ahead of them and now the Marlins.
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Friday, September 11, 2009
Thursday, September 10, 2009
Wolf's start scratched. Replaced by Hiroki Kuroda. Vincente Padilla goes in his slot against Sanchez. The mystery pitcher who has been one of late, is Billingsley. He pitches game three vs Alyssa's ExBF. That will teach me for not saving the Photoshop file and just saving the image.
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Feeling rather generous tonight. Joe Torre and Ramon Troncoso gave the Diamond Backs a little going away gift. A 4-3 win that this team could not afford since those damn uppity Rockies won again tonight. There is nothing wrong with intentionally walking someone to load the bases to set up a double play ball. Except when it's the bottom of the 9th and you have a pitcher who has not thrown a damn strike to the last two batters he's faced, and is now asked to throw strikes. I'm sure Jim Tracy and the people of Colorado appreciate Joe's way way of thinking.
The Giants wild card chances left the park along with the ball. On the brightside. At least Brad Penny had a chance to see this one fly out.
Nothing tops off a season like kicking the Giants to the curb. Hopefully the Dodgers rise to the occasion.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Not sure what is up with him, but he needs to get it in gear. It looked tonight like he was pitching to contact rather than trying to strike out every batter. That could be a good sign, but like all Dodgers pitchers since the break, he seems to pitch on nights the bats fall silent or wake up late.
Monday, September 7, 2009
Ever since Manny threw his elbow pad and helmet a few months ago for getting called out on a pitch way outside. I have noticed one thing. Nearly every umpire has given that outside pitch to the pitcher for a strike when he is at bat. It wouldn't surprise me if this is something the umpires are doing to him as punishment for his little outburst, but it needs to stop. Balls and strikes can be called by technology. Umpires should be thankful for the borrowed time they are on. I'm old school but am willing to try anything to better the game.
Sunday, September 6, 2009
Friday, September 4, 2009
It didn't matter if the Padres used Wade LeBlanc, Matt LeBlanc or Mel Blanc. This team can't hit shitty pitchers. They can't hit good pitching. Let's face it. The Dodgers just can't hit period. I'm sorry but when you have a pitcher throwing low 80's fastballs, there is no excuse for a performance like tonight.