Tag Archives: Juan Uribe

Uribe Trade is Shear Idiocy

The trade of infielders and pitchers between the Dodgers and the Braves that was made, unmade, and made again, is beyond stupid and borders on the machinations of lunacy. In the deal as now reported, the Dodgers are sending third … Continue reading

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Will Carl Crawford Injury Mean Alex Guerrero in Left Field?

In last night’s Dodgers’ game, left fielder Carl Crawford, the Dodgers’ outfielder who SHOULD have been traded rather than 2015 National League MVP Matt Kemp, suffered an injured oblique, and while updates today have been few and far between, according … Continue reading

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Kershaw and Third Base – Tough to Be A Dodger

After starting the season by winning two of three from the NL West’s best team, the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers have now lost two in a row to the league’s worst team, the Diamondbacks of Arizona. What’s worse, after … Continue reading

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Criticism of mattingly Ignores His Far Worse Decision

After several very bad starts, the empty uniform non-manager don mattingly pulled Kevin Correia from the Dodgers’ starting rotation after he was clobbered by the New York Mets on August 24. That, was a good move. However, it was soon … Continue reading

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Dodgers Surprise With Team Effort and Win Over Padres

It took a solid team effort, but the best team money can buy was able to defeat the San Diego Padres today, salvaging one game of a three game series against a team that now trails them by 12 games … Continue reading

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Frugal Brewers Too Much For the Best Team Money Can Buy

The Los Angeles Dodgers pay their players more than any team has ever paid a roster of players, and it has pretty well paid off this season, with, as of a couple of days ago, the Dodgers compiling the National … Continue reading

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Diamondbacks’ GM Kevin Towers Goes from Thug to Whiner

It was only a few months ago that then tough-guy Arizona Diamondbacks’ GM Kevin Towers was excoriating his pitching staff for not hitting enough opposing batters with 95 MPH fastballs. In fact, then pitching coach Chuck Nagy was fired for … Continue reading

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Elite Teams Raid Scrapheap, Hope To Turn Back Clock

The best team money can buy and the World Champs have each sent out their scouts, searching far and wide, for 2008. Rescue parties for both the Dodgers and Red Sox have found survivors, hoping that the clock can be … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Make the Smart Move to Re-Sign Juan Uribe

Hanley Ramirez and Corey Seager can now relax. A few hours after I wrote about the Dodgers’ hole at third base, the team made a great move by re-signing Juan Uribe to a very reasonable and affordable two-year, $15 M … Continue reading

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