Check out who has the best record in the MLB Bloggers fantasy league! My LA Locos Azules.
1 Larrapin Lou’s 116-68-6
2 Indianapolis… 101-79-10
3 Cincinnati Reds 88-94-8
4 Pittsburgh Peas 62-115-13
5 How ‘Bout Th… 61-117-12
1 Astros The B… 118-67-5
2 Rambling Ram… 98-82-10
3 Team chris-p… 96-85-9
4 Austin James… 95-85-10
5 Team FriarFa… 54-130-6
1 LA Locos Azules 134-47-9
2 Rays Renegade 123-59-8
3 Bay Area chr… 96-87-7
4 Team Diatribe 89-96-5
5 Braves World 79-98-13
1 Bob’s Boston… 102-78-10
2 Mets Main Ma… 96-88-6
3 TheMetsBlog … 81-96-13
4 Holly’s Iris… 74-104-12
5 Julia’s Ranters 47-135-8
Updated Sunday, August 29
Cliff: I wish you were in a separate division!.
Good Luck Manny!
I’ll miss you Manny! You gave us some thrilling moments at Dodger Stadium and on the road. You seem like you maintained a good relation with your teamates and you were always nice with the fans. Yes, you did not want to speak to the Media at the end but I don’t blame you after reading some from the LA Times.
Thanks for taking the time to take a picture with me and asking my brother if the picture came out OK. Good luck with the White Sox! I’ll be rooting for you to do well.
BTW, what a way for Manny to have his last at-bat with the Dodgers! He gets tossed after one swing in the sixth inning coming in as a pinch hitter.
This Dylan reporting on Manny’s last at-bat from Dylan Hernandez of the LA times
In the aftermath of the loss, Torre said he was shocked by Ramirez’s ejection, which took place with the Dodgers trailing, 8-2.
The way Torre later recounted the story, a part of him was startled by how quickly Ramirez was ejected. A part was thinking about whom he would send to hit for Ramirez. And a part was upset at Ramirez, figuring he must have said something vile to home plate umpire Gary Cederstrom to be tossed.
After Ramirez’s replacement, Reed Johnson, grounded into an inning-ending double play, Torre said he went into the clubhouse to scold Ramirez. But Ramirez told him he never cursed at Cederstorm, an account Torre said the umpire later confirmed.
“I was very disappointed in the fact that [Cederstrom] threw him out because he said the pitch was outside and he was ‘demonstrative’ about it, quote, unquote,” Torre said. “What does that mean?”
Torre said he apologized to Ramirez.
Ramirez had nothing to say on the matter
Cederstom: “demonstrative” like in how we Latinos talk with our hands? Please
NMB,MLB keep a closer look on umpiring!
note; LOL. meant to say MLB instead of the NMB. I was working on something for the company NMB. .
That was painful getting swept by the Angels. But at least Sunday, I can see some players getting out of their slump like Manny, Raffy and Loney. Now when Kemp, Ethier and the beared one join in, watch out!
This picture was taken by Dodger photographer Jon SooHoo. Thanks Jon for a wonderful shot!
Weaver had to come and bat against Jerred. Jerred in turn came to face Jeff. Originally they were not supposed to face each other but with Monasterios failing to make it passed the 3rd, inning, in came in Jeff Weaver.
Now the Dodgers are on the road to face the Cincinnatti Reds for three and then is off to Boston! Don’t look ahead to the Red Sox boys so play well in Cinci. I’ll see you all in Boston! Go Dodgers!
Honduras faces Chile tomorrow morning at 4:30 AM. Buena suerte Hondurenos!
Three more days till my friends and I head to Boston! I talked to Manny Sunday and told him that I hope he plays well in Boston. He said “Si Dios quiere” “Se lo dejo todo a Dios” “God Willing” “I leave everything to God”
Here are our tickets and the Dodgers polo shirt that we got included in the Dodgerslife event.
OK I barely had time today to post the pictures from the 70’s night at Dodger Stadium. Lots of pictures for lots of laughs.
Brady Bunch actor Barry Williams. He said “That looks like my hair in the 70’s.
The famous Roberto of Vinscullyismyhomeboy took this picture. Jon Soo Hoo had asked me to pose with his poster. I did not noticed I had buttoned the shirt wrong until an usher in the club level pointed it out to me!
I’ll take winning homestand! Dodgers took 2 out of three from the D’backs and from the hated Jints.
The Freak shut out my boys in Blue on Saturday 9 to 0. But we took Friday and Sunday’s game.
Congratulations to Andre on his first grandslam of his career!
Sunday was a great pitching dual between Barry Zito and Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw was losing the game 1-0 when in the 9th inning, Garrett Anderson got an important walk, then Bochy lifted Ziro to go with the percentages. In came Romo to pitch to el Maniaco, who went yard for a walk-off! Final score Dodgers 2, Jints 1.
El Maniaco rounding thrid after his 2-run walk-off.
And Dodger fan Troyfromwestvirginia is back with a new version of “We are the LA Dodgers 2010.” Some of you might remember I posted the 2009 version last year in March. Anothr hilarious video from Troy!
This is so cool! The Dodgers send us an email, you enter your First Name, Last Name and Jersey number.
There I am with my homeboy Andre Ethier. Note that I put Crzblue on this one with #42
And Amaya on this one with Koufax’s number.
WE LOVE IT!!
LOVE IS BLUE!!
So the transplanted Red Sox fan that sits infront of me at work sent me the following IM after I sent him a picture that Manny had already reported to Spring Training:
“You win, dam it, why isnt manny being manny.” LOL!
Took this picture back in December when we went to Dodger Stadium to do a little Christmas shopping. We thought it was funny finding these two t-shirts in the box.
Spring Training plans this year:
My friend LTD23 and I settled on the dates we will be at Camelback Ranch! We will be there the first weekend in March and the last weekend of March. YIPPY!!! I can’t wait!
We will see our beloved Dodgers against the White Sox on 3/6 and 3/7 and Monday at Scottsdale against the hated Giants. On 3/27, we will see our bums against Seattle at Camelback Ranch and Sunday we will travel to see them against Cincinnati and Monday travel to see them against Cleveland. I hope, I hope I hope I will see Bob Feller!
Get well Roberto.
Just found out that Roberto of from Vin Scully is my Homeboy is battling some health problems. He said he had about 6 blood tranfusions and the doctors don’t know what it is. My thoughs and prayers are wtih you Roberto. Hopefully the doctors will find what is wrong and you can get off the D.L.
My Friday evening started very nice with Tommy Lasorda being honored. Before I went to the field level I ran into Nancy Bea (Dodger organist) and her husband. They are so sweet. I run into them every once in a while in the club level. I have a picture with her from a while back this time I wanted a picture with both of them. \
Here is a picture of the Tommy Lasorda plaque giveaway:
Isn’t this a nice plaque? this one is #5271 of 60K.
The Tommy celebration was wonderful. Lots of filmage of his manager years. There was this film of the Phillie Phanatic making fun of Tommy with a look-like Tommy inflatable doll where the Phllie Phanatic starts beating it up
Lots of players that played for Tommy in attendance like Steve Sax, Leary, Karros, Monday, Landreaux, Charlie Hugh, etc. All were wearing their jerseys.
As everyone knows, Dodgers are still looking for that illusive win. They have lost five in a row for the first time. Manny struck out FOUR TIMES, all with runners in scoring position. Casey Blake, who returned to the lineup also struck out FOUR TIMES.
The Dodgers 3-6 hitters were 0-14 with 9 strickouts. Ouch!
Here is hoping and praying that the Dodger bats wake up from their long long slumber zzz.
Can they do it? Tomorrow will be the best chance with Clayton Kershaw going for the Dodgers. Can Manny bounce back after a miserable week which has seen him go 0/10 with 8 strikeouts including his last six time at bat.
C’mon Keshaw! I want to see that public enemy number pitch working!
They may be bums, but they are my bums!! Go Dodgers!!