Drafted in the 5th round in the 2012 by the Seattle Mariners, Chris Taylor always had high potential. After killing in their minor league systems for a couple of seasons, the utility player was called up in mid-2014 to replace an injured player. The Mariners invited Taylor to Spring training for the next two seasons,… Continue reading CT3’s ascent to stardom
With a great opening series at the Padres and a rough one against the Rockies, the Dodgers sit at a comfortable 4-3 after the first 7 games. A small sample size is a dangerous batch to base generalizations off of, but it's great to see some of the players really start strong. Logan Forsythe has… Continue reading 7 Things from 7 Games
Will update as the game goes. Congrats to Toles for making the roster and hitting leadoff. What a great, motivational story from grocery bagger to starting outfielder. Kershaw looks great the first few innings. However, Seager's error and a wild pitch let in a run. 1-0 Some smart batting allows Joc to hit a sac… Continue reading Opening Day Overreactions!
Comprised of 240 lbs of muscle and mystery, the Cuban demonstrated his frustration during an ejection incident after slamming his bat on a called 3rd strike a couple weeks ago. Yasiel Puig has looked great with a 1.085 OPS and three home runs. But can we be convinced by such a small sample size? Puig's stance… Continue reading PuigMyFriend
Continued from Part 1 Jan. 10: Closer Kenley Jansen signed a 5-year, $80 million contract. I was extremely nervous from hearing reports that the Marlins and Loria were offering Jansen NFL quarterback money. Thank goodness for Turner hanging out with the man during his wedding and our front office doing some work to secure a… Continue reading A Recap of the Offseason (Part 2)