Category Archives: 2018 Baseball

Clayton breaks green on the Weisman Chart

It was late afternoon and the raucous Chavez Ravine crowd was nervous as it appeared that the Dodger chances for taking a 3 – 2 game lead in the best of seven NLCS was in grave jeopardy. The Brewers had just taken the lead on a booming Cain double leaving runners on 2nd/3rd with the …


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What is a fan to do?

Yazmani Grandal has been a big part of the Dodger regular season success ever since he was acquired from San Diego in the winter of 2014. Even though he has only played for the Dodgers for four years, you could make a case that he has been the second-best Los Angeles Dodger catcher in history. …

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Trammel, Vlady, and Thome highlight my HOF Sunday

Three of my favorite players were enshrined yesterday into Baseball’s HOF and I couldn’t have been happier. I’m not sure why I was a Tiger fan in 1984, but I suspect it had to do with Kirk Gibson, Alan Trammel, and Sweet Lou Whitaker.  I watched Alan Trammel and Sweet Lou combine for the best …

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2018 MLB Surprises

Every Dodger fan knows by now that Max Muncy is the biggest surprise in baseball this year, but there are other surprises out there, and today I’m going to take a look at them. They may not be all-stars but each of these players are hitting a baseball better then they have ever done. Catcher …

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Max Muncy and Dylan Covey have a bit in common besides that “y” at the end of their name.

Max Muncy and Dylan Covey were both drafted fairly high by the Oakland Athletics and both are now producing at the major league level for other organizations while Oakland got little to nothing in return. Most Dodger fans by now, know that Max Muncy was cut loose by the Oakland Athletics after being drafted by …

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Ex-Dodgers flourish for Tampa for one night

Three ex-Dodgers who now all pitch for Tampa and had seen nothing but tough times put all that behind them for one night as the three combined to pitch a one-hit shutout over the Oakland Athletics. First up was Nathan Eovaldi the fireballing right-hander who was traded by the Dodgers to the Marlins almost exactly …

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