Tag Archives: Edwin Jackson

Have the Dodgers Regained the “Spark”?

Bringing in questionable players from losing teams, treating September as Spring Training 2.0 for the post season, and a lethargy prompted by just too big a lead over all those other inferior teams lead the Dodgers to a previously unthinkable … Continue reading

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Washington to Throw Dodgers a Bone Tonight

After the Whirling Darvish did well Wednesday night (see how long that lasts – remember who he pitched against in that game), the Dodgers go into Washington tonight with a two-game winning streak. Yea, both wins against the Giants. The … Continue reading

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How to Blow it Big-TIme in Houston

Jeff Luhnow has done a fantastic job building a team basically from scratch in Houston, stockpiling a wealth of great, young talent. However, he made a mistake in firing manager Bo Porter during the season, and compounded it much further … Continue reading

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Mattingly Does Not Learn – Can He Still Blow It All?

Last night, the Dodgers returned from the Friendly Confines for the regular season’s final home stand, with three games against the Giants followed by three with the Rockies to close the season. Wins in the first two games would have … Continue reading

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Should the Dodgers Get to Count a Win Against Edwin Jackson?

After hiding out on the disabled list for a full month with a slight pain or a lame strain, or was it the Cubs just keeping him and his $13 Million dollar per year long term contract out of the … Continue reading

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Brief Note of the Day – August 3, 2014

Why is it that the Dodgers so often make lousy opposing players look like stars, and I don’t just mean today? But, today they faced the worst starting pitcher in baseball, Edwin Jackson (5-11, 5.79) who had given up 20 … Continue reading

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Cubs Can Match Dodgers in Rating Worst Contracts Ever

I’ve written a lot over the years about some of the horrible contracts that the Dodgers have signed with questionable players, primarily pitchers, who were either too old for the length of the contract, who were too injury prone for … Continue reading

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