Los Angeles Dodgers
Tim Lincecum is pitching like his old carefree, confident self, and the San Francisco Giants are once again generating timely hits.
After moving to the West Coast in 1958, the Giants baseball organization wasn’t very successful. They’d lost the 1962 World Series in seven games to the New York Yankees, but it was almost a decade later before San Francisco made the playoffs again. Willie McCovey was 33, and Willie Mays was 40. So, it was a young star—Bobby Bonds—who led this Giants squad to the first National League West division title in team history.
Many current San Francisco Giants fans won’t remember the team’s first appearance in the World Series after moving from New York City, but the 1962 team was something special: Willie Mays was just one of many iconic players on this squad that took the mighty New York Yankees to the ninth inning of Game Seven before coming up just short.
It’s been a huge week in sports – Major League Baseball opened up this week, the NBA season is winding down, and even hockey is gearing toward its postseason Here is a look at some things […]
An 11th-round Draft choice by the Dodgers out of high school, Los Angeles knew it was taking a risk by drafting Joc Pederson, as he had pretty high bonus demands and had already committed to play baseball at USC. But the Dodgers were OK with the risk that late, and OK with giving him a hefty bonus, and now five years later it looks as though it’s all going to pay off.
Grant continued talked about the upcoming clash between the Kings and Rockets during the show’s second segment, sizing up Sacramento’s current position in the standings with an opportunity to move back above .500 with a […]
There’s a contemporary push to place starting pitchers in the same realm as everyday players, which is confusing as it is annoying.
Everyone expected Clayton Kershaw to pitch a shutout, and he did – a unanimous choice for the NL Cy Young Award. Corey Kluber edging out Felix Hernandez for the AL pitching prize, that was no […]
I have remained (for the most part) quiet about this, mainly because there’s no win. Today’s Topic: Baseball Whiners.* * This does NOT apply to all. Only YOU can determine if I’m talking about you. […]
The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
1ST HOUR–1ST SEG Keith and Dave opened up the show with the two big playoff games the night before. We hit the San Francisco Giants hard with there big win over the Washington Nationals. We […]
The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year. They will face the Giants, who topped the Nationals.