Tag Archives: ESPN

Yasiel Puig kisses Adrian Gonzalez on head, tells ESPN to keep talking, keeps chain swinging

So ESPN and everybody on Twitter were hyping up the apparent discord between Yasiel Puig and Adrian Gonzalez during the game tonight, all because Puig was apparently unjustifiably mouthing off to Gonzalez about not scoring from first on his double*. *I mean, really? Really? All three outfielders could die on the field and A-Gon would have to hold at third. ... Read More »

Around The Web: Minor League Ball’s Top Prospects, Stan Conte, Jose Abreu

Way to go, ESPN.

Minor League Ball: Three Los Angeles Dodgers prospects make Minor League Ball‘s 2012 Top 120 Prospects. Unsurprisingly, they are Zach Lee (75), Allen Webster (106), and Nate Eovaldi (87). ESPN The Magazine: Molly Knight on Dodgers trainer Stan Conte, who wants to banish injuries forever. Grantland: Jonah Keri on Jose Abreu, the best hitter you’ve never heard of. Read More »

Ryan Braun’s suspension has been overturned, but the trial has just begun

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While Ryan Braun’s suspension over a positive drug test has ended with it being overturned, I think everybody recognizes that his trial has only just begun. While the suspension being lifted was a boost to the Milwaukee Brewers, it probably would have actually been better for Braun’s reputation had he gotten suspended but for reasons that were shown to clearly ... Read More »

Anybody excited about Kevin Kennedy on “Dodger Talk” except Kevin Kennedy?

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Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News reports that former manager Kevin Kennedy will be taking over “Dodger Talk” from Josh Suchon and Joe Block. My thoughts? Ugh. Two blogger friendly and capable hosts, Josh Suchon and Joe Block, are exiting in favor of a generally uninteresting Kevin Kennedy, who I’m assuming only continues to get work because he ... Read More »

Why Is ESPN Forcing Total QBR Down My Throat?

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I understand what ESPN is trying to do with Total QBR, and it’s not that I’m against statistical evaluation (obviously) or that I want to defend Passer Rating, but Total QBR now has its own goddamn section, and it’s being touted as the be-all end-all for quarterback evaluation, when the reality is that it’s simply not even close to it. ... Read More »