The Top Is So Lonely!

The top is where we belong! After today’s W in the books, Dodgers have claimed 1st in the NL West from the Padres (trailing 0.5 games)!

KKKKKKurodaKuroda gave a much better performance than what we could have asked for against a pitcher like Carpenter. He pitched 7 SOLID innings, allowing only 4 hits, walking just one batter & striking out 6! By the way, don’t you love his face in the picture?!

It was a pitching duel as the game was scoreless until the bottom of the 8th inning with a Manny RBI-double?! We all know that’s a miracle with his mule-like base-running =/. Fact: I’m not the biggest ManRam fan there is. I tolerate him because he is part of my team, but I think his time in LA has overstayed its welcome. Amazing players like Xavier Paul & Reed Johnson are just itching at the chance to play & they won’t cost us $45 million! (Another story for another time)

Deuces Wild: Ethier, DeWitt & Manny go for extra bases!

Robbed: Matt Kemp steals 2nd (9 steals this years)

6-4-3 DP: Need I say more?!

Larry Bowa, what were you thinking?: DeWitt wasn’t even off of 3rd when the throw was made & you sent him off running for dear life!

DeWitt Can't Beat The Throw
In non-Dodger news, Strasburg made his MLB debut tonight after much hype for about what seemed like eternity. Thankfully, last year’s #1 draft pick proved himself deserving of all the hype & earned his first W by fanning a career-high (doi!) 14 batters! Nats won it 5-2. Strasburg got creamed in another sense ha!

Strasburg Whipped!#1 2010 MLB Draft Pick: Bryce Harper, you must tell me the name of your platform artist! That Salvador Dali-inspired look you have is just all the rage now. Despite this, he is still a very handsome fellow. Now, where’s my war paint?

Bryce Harper

Lil’ Big John: To all those who attended tonight’s Dodgers game, hope you got your Broxton bobblehead. I know I sure got mine!

Lil' Big John

Today’s game: Kid Kershaw (I am allowed to call him that because he is ONE year younger than I am lol) sent to the mound to close out all bets on these Cards & complete a sweep. We last saw him on June 4th & he pitched brilliantly. However, he had a no-decision because the bullpen allowed the Braves to tie up the game. Hopefully, he gets the W he deserves!

As always, Arriba Los Doyers!

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