Tag Archives: Kevin Towers

Latest Dodgers’ Rumors Not Just Crazy, But Scary

The last couple of days have seen rampant rumors of deals involving the Dodgers and West Division rivals Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres that defy logic, decay brain cells, and horrify any true fan. If there is any truth … Continue reading

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The Last Day of the National League Regular Season

Looking at the National League standings, the first thing that strikes me is that of the 15 teams in the league, only six will finish the season at .500 or better. That is just plain pathetic. The division that began … Continue reading

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The Dodgers Dodged a Bullet By Not Giving Away the Farm for David Price

On July 31, the Tampa Bay Rays traded 29-year-old David Price to the Detroit Tigers in a deal that saw the Tigers send their regular center fielder of the last five seasons, 27-year-old Austin Jackson, to Seattle, and 25-year-old lefty … Continue reading

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NL West Figures To Be Only Dodgers & Giants For Years to Come

The five teams than comprise the National League West have in recent years fallen into two categories, with the Dodgers and Giants in one, and the Rockies, Padres and Diamondbacks in the other. Either the Dodgers or Giants have won … Continue reading

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The Saga of Alfonso Soriano, and Kevin Towers’ Latest Blunder

I’ve never been a fan of Alfonso Soriano. At the beginning of his major league career he was unquestionably the worst defensive second baseman in the game, and in virtually any clutch situation, he could be counted on for a … 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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Dodgers’ Turmoil and Giants Fast Start

For the past few months, I’ve been saying that the Dodgers, the best team money can buy, are the best of the National LEague West, and the only other decent team that could even finish at .500 is the improved … Continue reading

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The National League West Today and Tomorrow

The National League West Today: Dodgers 4-1 Giants 3-1 Padres 1-2 Rockies 1-3 Diamondbacks 1-5 Write it down and keep it secure. Refer to it when the season ends, as it will be what you see on September 28, the … Continue reading

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Guaranteed to Happen This Off Season

What will happen this winter (and in one instance next season) as 29 losing teams set their sites on the 2014 World Championship: 1. Kirk Gibson will flee the depraved confines of the Fascist Republic of Arizona and take his … Continue reading

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