The Dude Abides
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@PagansOedipalComplex @The Dude Abides @steelmohawk Plenty of potential there, though. Guy had consistently good K/BB numbers in the minors. And we let him go for nothing.
4 hours, 24 minutes ago on Dodgers’ prospect scouting report April 2014: Chris Anderson
@steelmohawk And let go of Tolleson as well.
4 hours, 27 minutes ago on Dodgers’ prospect scouting report April 2014: Chris Anderson
@Dustin Nosler What's metric for the horizontal axis in the BABIP chart, and if it's WHAV, what is WHAV and why is it different for the Dodgers in the AVG and BABIP charts? Thanks
4 hours, 31 minutes ago on Dodgers’ prospect scouting report April 2014: Chris Anderson
@InsideThePark (Ethier, Kemp, Puig) Yeah, I'm wondering why. Because of his high K percentage, Kenley's the type of pitcher who's more liable to get hurt by one extra base hit rather than two or three singles.
2 days, 8 hours ago on Dodgers 2, Giants 3: Baseball Is Dumb
Just dropping in. Did anyone think it was odd that Uribe wasn't covering the line in the 9th inning? I just think that with Kenley pitching, calculating the likelihood of the batter hitting a ball one step in either direction isn't going to be a significant difference in frequency, so you should have your third baseman cover the line in order to cut down the frequency of extra base hits. Kenley's going to strike out a lot of guys anyway, so you want to avoid the big hit instead of worrying about the little hit. If Uribe had been playing one step more to his right, Belt's ground ball double down the line would likely have resulted in at least one out, possibly two. Instead, with a runner on first base, it tied the game. Juan was pretty far off the line.
2 days, 10 hours ago on Dodgers 2, Giants 3: Baseball Is Dumb
I think it was Cahill who the Dodgers lit up down in Oz, not Corbin.
5 days, 1 hour ago on Dodgers @ Diamondbacks April 13, 2014: Haren returns to Arizona in Dodger Blue
@nudibranch Yeah, Dee cost him a run in the first and a run in the second, and made Beckett throw a lot more pitches. But let's face it -- Beckett threw a cookie right over the middle to the weak hitting opposing pitcher on a 1-2 count. Ugh.
1 week, 1 day ago on Dodgers fall to Tigers 7-6 in extra-inning game that was boring until it wasn’t
@LA_Woman @TheRealCZ @Chad Moriyama "Liked" for bull penis :-)
@blueness Not sure if you're serious, or if this is simply an amazingly stupid troll post with made-up statistics. Kenley is 2 for 3 in save opportunities this season. That's two saves and one blown save. By my math, that is 67%, which is a tiny sample size and simple arithmetic, but possibly too advanced for you.
@*VND* It was really a backup slider.
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @Purple Drank Bundy also caused Ryu's injury via indecision. Much more egregious, IMO, than sending AJ home.
1 week, 3 days ago on Here’s How A.J. Ellis Got Injured
@Purple Drank @TellMyWifeISaidHello That's two players Bundy has injured this season ;-)
Great column Daniel
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Padres 3, Dodgers 1: At Least Ryu Was Great
@capnsparrow @Chavez Ravine Fiend @Hoze "Hi there" - James Adkins
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Yasiel Puig’s 2014 at the plate, regression, and his late-season ‘slump’
@Dustin Nosler A baby's arm holding an apple.
3 weeks ago on Roster predictions for Dodgers’ minor-league affiliates
@Barney G @Chad Moriyama I really think Donny was being sarcastic there.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on Dodgers 7, D’Backs 5: Nice Way To Start A Season
@Chad Moriyama When that happened, I cringed and wondered if he was hurt. That was terrible third base coaching.
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @The Dude Abides @Lobo @DBrim @Mike Petriello @capnsparrow If Donny doesn't bat him 9th, he'll bat him leadoff. Look into your feelings, you know it's true.
4 weeks ago on Reminder: Second Basemen Bat Second
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @The Dude Abides @Lobo @DBrim @Mike Petriello @capnsparrow Beats having Dee bat leadoff.
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @The Dude Abides @Lobo @DBrim @Mike Petriello @capnsparrow He'd be like a second leadoff guy with the pitcher batting 8th. Would be fun to see him on the basepaths with Puig, Crawford/Ethier, and Hanley to follow.
@JoeyE May 1st, plus or minus five days.
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @Lobo @DBrim @Mike Petriello @capnsparrow I just want to see Dee hitting 9th against righties.
@JoeyE @capnsparrow The only more realistic alternatives would be Hanley (RBI guy so bat 3rd or 4th) or AJ (slow catcher so bottom of order). Turner is a decent hitter, so I don't mind him batting second.
@JoeyE @The Dude Abides Never mind :)
Does it specifically say in that tweet that Turner is batting second?
@Lobo The bat flew out of his hands in a different manner due to him being in the Southern Hemisphere.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Dodgers rally late behind Yasiel Puig to beat Team Australia, 4-2
@steelmohawk It's a typical fastball with arm-side run, similar to Beli's. The St. Louis lefty who's hurt (Garcia?) also has a lot of arm-side movement on his. The only reason we're suddenly seeing it is because of the straight-on CF camera, which is a much superior placement than the typical CF camera for major league games.
@SpaceDodger (Math Cat) @The Dude Abides @TellMyWifeISaidHello @DBrim @Disgruntled Goat I guess I had an idealized image of Goat in my mind. Dream SHATTERED :(
1 month ago on Chone Figgins likely going to Australia & other notes
@SpaceDodger (Math Cat) @The Dude Abides @TellMyWifeISaidHello @DBrim @Disgruntled Goat NOT THE SAME GOAT
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @DBrim @Disgruntled Goat Keyboards are not made for goat horns.
@Disgruntled Goat But yes I agree
@Disgruntled Goat Suck up
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @PagansOedipalComplex @The Dude Abides He is a D-Back, after all. Gritgritgrit
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @The Dude Abides Kershaw was only scheduled for about 75 yesterday, and he's got a better track record of many innings pitched.
@TellMyWifeISaidHello @The Dude Abides Didn't particularly notice, or it's not particularly early to throw that many pitches?
Anyone notice that Corbin was scheduled to throw 100 pitches in that game, and came out after complaining of forearm tightness after throwing 91 pitches? Seems pretty early in spring training to be throwing that many pitches, especially for a young guy like Corbin.