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5 months, 3 weeks ago on The Chemistry Of the Dodgers Catching The Giants
@Omer I replied up there by accident. To recap, bacon is a general term referring to various cured pork products. Bacon can be cured from belly in the form of "American Style" bacon, loin, etc. Think of bacon as you would sausage. There are many varieties of sausage (chorizo, polish, italian, breakfast, etc), but all come from the world's most wonderful mammal.
1 year, 4 months ago on Dodgers @ Blue Jays July 23, 2013: Welcome, Carlos Danger
oops, meant to leave this as a reply. still, bacon is gooooood.
Bacon is more of a general term for any number of cured pork cuts. American bacon is cured from the belly of the pig, while Canadian bacon is cured loin. It's similar to comparing chocolate and vanilla ice cream, both are ice cream, made from diary, but they're different in their expression of those ideas. I like bacon.
The Canadians are restless.
1 year, 5 months ago on Dodgers @ Blue Jays July 22, 2013: Matt Kemp Plays the Waiting Game
@MSTY Award Winning Goat @wvento I'm stealing the term "hablaring".
1 year, 5 months ago on Can the Dodgers Pay More For Michael Young Than They Already Did?
@efb @wvento I only posted this comment b/c of what Mike mentioned about Young "not being the guy to talk sense into Puig". I just wonder who the "leader" is on this team. It was Matt Kemp, but with him off the field with injury, is it A-Gon? I can only assume that he is working on his game and will continue to improve with time and good coaching.
@HiiiiEVERYBODY (HiiiiEVERYBODY) @wvento Yeah, maybe. I always associate Hanely with his own "limited" maturity, especially in his last season and a half with the Marlins. He's definitely a positive part of the clubhouse right now, mostly I think because he's playing well. I'd imagine that Hanely is less of a fun-time guy when he's in the middle of a slump. But what the hell do I know?
Is there someone that can talk some sense into Puig? I'd think that A-Gon or Uribe would be the ones to give him some help. That hasn't happened yet, as Puig seemingly hasn't slowed down or stopped Puiging. I walk this fine line between wanting Puig to just go and go, and wanting him to reign it in to the point where he can focus on refining his plate approach, learning the subtleties of hitting and becoming a professional and not just a bag of amazing tools. He's only 22 (hopefully), and has a long time to figure things out. This year, I just don't want him to hurt himself while playing at 100 mph. He certainly is interesting.
@deblue I understand this if you are young, like under 20. If not, I'm gonna call fair weather and say that Luis Gonzalez, who played one season for the Dodgers in 2007, is a 19 year veteran, 5 time All Star, World Series hero and someone who you should ABSOLUTELY know who the hell he is.
1 year, 5 months ago on Rockies @ Dodgers July 11, 2013: Puignado
@LA_Woman @Purple Drank (Pric) @EephusBluehttps://twitter.com/KeithOlbermann/status/347496059620163585
1 year, 6 months ago on Dodgers @ Yankees June 19, 2013: Game 2
This, this isn't right, is it? Where am I? What the hell is happening?
@PagansOedipalComplex @wvento TJ Simers and Bill Plashke challenge your reverence for the LA media market.
1 year, 6 months ago on Yankees 6, Dodgers 4: The Most Dodger Game Ever
@PagansOedipalComplex why on earth would those guys want to come to this dumpster fire?
@dodgersdan @michaelgreen327 This times a million
Wow, Mike is on espn.com! Big baller!
1 year, 11 months ago on I Guess Someone Has To Hit Leadoff, Don’t They?
Is there any way that Puig, you know that guy we paid a bunch of money for, can be Ethier's platoon bat?
2 years ago on Yes, the Dodgers Are Listening to Offers For Andre Ethier
@DBrim @Deuce @MFYG After the hamstring injury last year, I'd love to move him to a corner.
@Bob Meripol Are the Dodgers mandating that the US print money in blue now?
2 years ago on So What’s Next For the Dodgers?
Here's a question: I always hated on the Yankees and Red Sox for being bullies in baseball. Can I stamp out those memories and just pull the green wool over my eyes? Or would that make me a bad person?
I love the rumor mill. MLBTraderumors on constant refresh, texting mean things to Angels' fans, more excuses to be unproductive at work. It's glorious.
Hey! Tigers offer Anibal 4 yrs $48 million.
2 years ago on Winter Meetings Insani-fun Is Go
Was there any talks between the Angels and the Dodgers for Walden, or was that just Mike talking?
2 years ago on On Having Too Many Starting Pitchers
Halos just acquired Tommy Hanson from the Braves.
I absolutely want to see Grienke at the top of the rotation with Kershaw. I'd also see about picking up Scott Baker on the cheap. Coming off injury, yes, but prior to that he was one of the most consistent pitchers in baseball. I love his skills.
2 years, 1 month ago on Pitchers Break, But You Still Need Them: Zack Greinke
@IBBFTW @el @Tony @EephusBlue Trade bait? He makes $20 million a year! We'd have to do to Crawford's deal what many are suggesting the Yankees MUST do with A-Rod's. He's overpayed, plain and simple.
2 years, 1 month ago on Unpopular Opinion: What About Yunel Escobar?
@EephusBlue @SCruzOptimusDamus @Gilbert_Vengeance Fair enough. I'd like a side-by-side post of Ned's "good" vs his "bad". I just don't like him, and I don't trust him to intelligently run the front office of my fav baseball team.
@EephusBlue @SCruzOptimusDamus @Gilbert_Vengeance How on Earth did Stan Kasten look at Ned Coletti and say "this is the GM I want for another 3 years."???
Hey everyone, I just want to say, fuck the giants. Have a nice day.
@Gilbert_Vengeance @SamAdams The ball typically gets to a 3B quicker on most routine plays. Hanley's arm is fine, it's just getting to the baseball that he struggles with.
@Gilbert_Vengeance @SCruzOptimusDamus Throw all logic out the window, we're talking about Ned Coletti.
@Gilbert_Vengeance @SCruzOptimusDamus I can see why the fans, reacting to the most recent run by Scutaro's 37 year old self would think that too, but Kelly Johnson is 31, and probably just as capable a ball player for the vagiants to go after. Leaving us with a reunited Oakland MI that stunk for oh so many seasons.
Hypotheticals aside, ask yourself which is more likely to happen: Ned signing Scutaro to a deal that makes us forget Juan Uribe or Ned getting the better of AA in Toronto? I'm going to go back to pretending baseball isn't a sport.
I'm rooting for the Cardinals to win the longest post-season game of attrition in recorded baseball history. Every pitcher on the bench for both teams is used in this game. It's going to last 17 innings and the game will end in the most improbably way: Marco Scutaro striking out swinging.
2 years, 1 month ago on NLCS Game 7: Let’s Go, Asteroid
Anyone else start singing the Sound Of Music when they read the title? No homo.
2 years, 2 months ago on How Do You Solve a Problem Like Juan Uribe?
why do i listen to these games at the office? i just end up cursing too loud and getting funny looks from people.
2 years, 3 months ago on Dodgers @ Rockies August 29, 2012: See You In Hell, Coors Field
@Cadtalfryn @efb Cuca's owns El Burrito ;)
2 years, 3 months ago on Dodgers @ Rockies August 28, 2012: Capuano vs Chatwood
Shane Victorino hit his first HR as a Dodger last night... still don't like him.
2 years, 4 months ago on Dodgers @ Pirates August 14, 2012: Juan Uribe Lives
If Uribe is DFA'd and he gets picked up by the giants, for example, wouldn't the Dodgers be paying him to play for another team? Stupid contract, but I don't want there to be any reason why the Dodgers would be doing the giants a "solid", even for how crappy Uribe has been, lets not go out and give the division rivals a player that they already like, and that helped them win a World Series.
2 years, 4 months ago on Dodgers DFA Tony Gwynn to Recall Jerry Sands, and That’s a Good Thing
He'll start hitting again once that happens.
@Gilbert_Venge I think Kemp will be more pleased if he is the World Series MVP.
2 years, 4 months ago on Diamondbacks @ Dodgers August 1, 2012: Fife Hard With a Vengeance
I don't care, I'll still hate Victorino. He's here for two months and I can live with that. I'm not as concerned about the pitching. It's hard to cry over a lost Eovaldi when Hanley Ramirez and a very capable LOOGY in Choate was the return. The rest of the Dodger pitching just needs to hold up. Rubby De La Rosa should be able to help us down the stretch, and Lilly will be back soon too. I like this team a lot more now than I did three weeks ago.
2 years, 4 months ago on Trade Deadline Passes... Quietly?
Anyone want to pontificate where HanRam ends up in the batting order? I can't see how he's not the every day lead off man.
2 years, 4 months ago on Hanley Ramirez, Come On Down!
Get what ever you can to help this team win now and worry about the farm system when it's full of Jurickson Profar's and not a bunch of James Loney's. If Zack Lee gets me Zack Greinke or Hanley Ramirez, adios muchacho.
2 years, 4 months ago on This Year, Trading Season Prices Look Higher Than Ever
Kill them with pitching. Go get Francisco Liriano. You probably don't need to move Lee to get him. His performance over his last 6 or 7 starts has been spectacular. Or just give me Edwin Encarnacion.
2 years, 5 months ago on On the Idea of Trading Zach Lee