Tag Archives: Giancarlo Stanton

Can the Dodgers have their Stanton and eat it too?

Supposedly the Dodgers would like to get under the luxury tax threshold this winter but Derek Jeter is throwing a monkey wrench into this by deciding to trade the greatest active player who played high school ball within 100 miles of Dodgers Stadium. Grant Brisbee thinks it is a done deal that the Dodgers will …

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Bellinger crushes age 21 lists

Quite a few players made their marks on the LAD record books but no one made their mark like Cody Bellinger. Let’s get started: Cody Bellinger hit the most home runs by a Dodger 1st baseman since Eric Karros hit 31 in the year 2000. Cody hit 39 home runs overall, but only 30 as …

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OTDIB – May 12th, 2015 – Stanton clears Dodger Stadium

May 12th, 2015 – Stanton gets even for the Dodgers not drafting him. Giancarlo Stanton becomes the fourth player to hit a home run out of Dodger Stadium, joining McGwire (1999), Mike Piazza (1997), and Willie Stargell, who accomplished the feat twice (1969, 1973). The jaw-dropping first-inning blast off Mike Bolsinger, estimated to have travelled …

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WBC Goliath slays David

The entertaining 2017 WBC ended last night with the United States clobbering Puerto Rico 8 – 0 ending the surprising undefeated run by the Puerto Rican team. Marcus Stroman bounced back from his previous humiliation at the hands of the Puerto Rican team to no-hit them for six innings and the bats did the rest. …

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Maimi Marlin preview – Dee Gordon edition

The Miami Marlins as recently as July 27th ¬†were the number two seed in the Wild Card race with a 55-46 record. The pythag¬†said they were playing over their heads and that they should be playing a .518 clip not a .545 clip. Pythag was right. They are currently 69 – 71 with pythag saying …

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