Daily Archives: June 27, 2014


Cardinals 3, Dodgers 1: Missed Opportunities

Did Scott Van Slyke have a good night tonight? Well, let’s examine. He walked in his first plate appearance, which is good. He flew out to right in the third, but it took a nice play by Allen Craig to get him, so fine. To this point, no problems. Unfortunately, in the top of the fifth…

Trevor Oaks screencap2

Dodgers’ prospect Q&A: Trevor Oaks, 2014 7th-rounder

The Dodgers selected right-handed pitcher Trevor Oaks out of California Baptist University in the seventh-round of the 2014 MLB Draft. He answered some of my dumb questions. What were you doing on draft day when you heard your name called? – My older sister Tifani and I went down to the driving range and hit golf balls. My…


Oh My God, Josh Beckett Could Be An All-Star

Note: Confused by the new look? Check out the intro here. A line from Dustin’s recap of last night’s victory really struck me: Beckett was once again brilliant: 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 B, 4 K, 9/3 GO/AO, 107 pitches, 69 strikes. He lowered his ERA to a team-leading 2.11. He should be…

Gorgeous even at night. (Via)

Now This Is Happening

I should note, first, that I loved the old MSTI design. Loved it. Nearly three years ago, I decided it was time to get off of a free WordPress template and get into something a little more professional-looking. So I did. My pal Stephen — who I met through writing about Dodger baseball, one of…