Daily Archives: July 11, 2014

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Padres 6, Dodgers 3: Dan Depression

Dan Haren continued his slow and painful demise back to replacement level against one of the worst offensive units in the history of forever, giving up four runs on six hits (one homer) and two walks. Haren’s ERA now stands at 4.23, which is remarkably close to his 4.43 FIP, and his WAR has crept…

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Padres @ Dodgers July 11, 2014: As The Outfield Turns

Hanley Ramirez is out tonight, but you already knew that. Miguel Rojas is the starting shortstop. At this point, I’m no longer “happy” or “sad” about Ramirez news. We’ve arrived in a perpetual state of nothingness, where Ramirez is neither active nor inactive. If a shortstop falls in the woods, and no one can watch it…

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Andre Ethier, Former Center Fielder

Here’s Dustin, a few hours ago: And if Van Slyke is in center again tonight against a righty in Jesse Hahn, you know something is really up. And, as I’ve been suggesting might happen on Twitter all day long, here’s the relevant part of tonight’s lineup: Van Slyke CF Yep. My friends, I think we’ve seen the last…

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Hanley Ramirez’ All-Star Break Starts Early

In “news that should shock absolutely nobody, anywhere, ever” news, don’t expect to see Hanley Ramirez soon. From Ken Gurnick: After helping win Thursday night’s game, Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez left with a flare-up of his sore right shoulder and likely won’t start again until after the All-Star break. Ramirez had another injection in the…