Tag Archives: Manny Ramirez

Max Muncy is now in Manny Ramirez territory

Most Dodger fans can remember the impact that Manny Ramirez had on the Dodger franchise in the summer of 2008. Manny had the greatest run of any Dodger in history, putting up a 1.232 OPS after he was acquired dirt cheap in the summer of 2008. Max Muncy is now one of seven Dodgers to …

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Justin Turner and the LAD Postseason 3-Run Dong

Justin Turner isn’t just hitting home runs this postseason, he is hitting three-run home runs and is now the first Dodger to ever hit a three-run home run in both the NLDS and NLCS. The only other LAD with multiple three-run home runs in the postseason is Ron Cey who hit one in the 1978 and …

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LAD first half leaderboards – sOPS+

Oh look, Justin Turner again. To recap, Justin Turner has the best LAD first half in Batting Average, On-Base Percentage, and sOPS+. In other words, the red-bearded wonder is well on his way to having the greatest offensive season ever by a Los Angeles Dodger. And I thought he could be replaced!!!!!!!! This list is …

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A HOF Ballot that reflects my views

Last night I talked about the ex-Dodgers who got HOF votes and wondered why Gary Sheffield and Jeff Kent got such little support even though they clearly have enough credentials to get consideration. I was reminded that each HOF voter only gets to nominate 10 players so when a plethora of viable candidates are on …

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Ex-Dodgers receive 334 HOF votes

The complete list of 2017 HOF votes Jeff Kent – 74 votes (16.7%) Manny Ramirez – 105 votes (23%) Gary Sheffield – 59 votes (13.3%) Fred McGriff – 96 votes (21.7) Casey Blake and JD Drew got zip Dodger killer of dreams Matt Stairs got zip Gary Sheffield has quite a HOF case and gets …

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Justin Turner leaves an amazing legacy

With the season now over and possibly his Dodger career let’s take a look at the amazing accomplishments of Justin Red Dream Turner. At 28 years old Turner was a career utility player who was inexplicably released by the Mets in the winter of 2014.  Ned Colletti jumped on the chance to get the valuable …

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LAD Postseason home run trivia

The grand slam is the holy grail but the three-run home run almost does the same amount of damage and is just as close to my heart. Vin Scully loved cheers, and nothing brings out the roar of the crowd like a three run or grand slam home run. Here are some LAD postseason trivia on …

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