Tag Archives: Jose Fernandez

Two Cubans take the FFA for week of June 12th

Multiple Dodger prospects had huge hitting performances for the week ending on June 18th. It was a tough call who to pick for the weekly FFA award and ultimately I had to split the award between our Cuban positional prospects Yusniel Diaz and Jose Fernandez.   Both Cubans have gotten red hot in June and …

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May 22nd – Font Farm Factory Award winner

There were a lot of great performances by LAD prospects in the past week but the award has to belong to Wilmer Font. He’s not even really a prospect but when you put up a game like he put up on Monday he has to be on someone’s radar. I don’t care what kind of …

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Dodgers send down five

Dodgers sent two of their top prospects along with three other players from major league camp to minor league camp and each of them could be back at some point. Alex Verdugo –  Verdugo played for Mexico in the WBC and while playing RF could have made the catch that kept Mexico in the tournament …

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Rich Hill reminds everyone he sucks in March

Rich Hill had his second lousy start this spring but compared to a game he pitched last March for the Oakland A’s he doing just fine. In that game,  he walked the bases loaded and didn’t even get three outs. I was curious so I looked up a few things. As great as Hill was …

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Jose Fernandez joins Dodger camp

My worries about Dodger visa’s proved unfounded for Jose Fernandez who joined the LAD spring training camp today. From Dodger spring training notes: ¡BIENVENIDO!: This morning, the Dodgers announced that recently signed infielder Jose Miguel Fernandez (#87) has joined the club’s big-league camp as a non-roster invitee. The 28-year-old Cuban native signed with the Dodgers …

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Horrible Sunday morning

Getting my car washed at 08:00 AM at a local carwash charity for Sebastian Bordonaro so he could get his service dog I had time to check out the twitter feed. I was expecting lots of Dodger love but instead,  I got a punch to the gut. My favorite pitcher died this morning, an inspirational …

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Magnificent home Fernandez to much for the Magic of the Starting Toles and the Return of the King

Dodger fans got a taste of what it is like when the rest of baseball faces Clayton Kershaw if they watched Jose Fernandez toy with the potent Dodger lineup last night. As has been documented over and over Jose Fernandez is virtually unbeatable at home, and last night he showed why.  Striking out fourteen in …

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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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