Saturday, June 04, 2011

Game 59 Thread: June 4 @ Reds, 1p

Clayton Kershaw (6-3, 2.62) vs. Johnny Cueto (2-2, 2.20).

The Dodgers have passed the Crossroads of .500 ball, and their nosedive to the basement of the NL West continues apace. Yet I Feel Free saying today's matchup feels like a Strange Brew of a meaningless game and a Tale of Brave Ulysses for Kershaw. After all, to wear the Badge of an ace, one is supposed to stop losing streaks, and Kershaw will be facing a Spoonful of sluggers like the red-hot Joey Votto and Jay Bruce Almighty (who are, incidentally, helping power Team Sizzlean (see sidebar)). Will the Dodgers run into a double steal Born Under a Bad Sign (sending Dodger fans to a padded White Room), or will they win under the Cincinnati Sunshine of Your Love? Toad.

103 comments:

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

I'm not getting the reason behind the Cream puns.

Dusty Baker said...

Garland and Raffy to the DL. Of Jesus and Elymania called up.

(sobs uncontrollably)

Dusty Baker said...

Carroll, SS
Miles, 2B
Ethier, RF
Kemp, CF
Blake, 3B
Loney, 1B
Sands, LF
Navarro, C
Kershaw, P

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

Oh, it's because of Jack Bruce.

I still don't get it.

Dusty Baker said...

Roll with it, Czar.

Jason said...

I'll be at the game today (section 220, row A if anyone else is randomly in Cincinnati and wants to stop by)

Josh S. said...

The Cream is not clear?

Josh S. said...

While I have previously found myself randomly in Cincinnati, today is not one of those days.

Dusty Baker said...

I randomly found myself giving a guest lecture at Villanova once.

karina said...

epale everyone!

Dusty Baker said...

Wotcherpale'sup!

karen said...

Hello Everyone!!

Another National Game for us. We all know how stunningly well they usaully turn out for us.

Rafi back on DL.

(cries)

karina said...

hello Mr F, hello sistah!

i have to wait the rain stops so I can get the game because rain+directv is not a good match

*cries*

karen said...

Oh Andre!

karina said...

*sighs*

*bad baserunning*

*cries*

MR.F said...

Wotchale, Karina!

karina said...

first Dodgers run of the season, go blue!

karina said...

it all started when Navarro gave a lead-off single, it's nice to not leave runners on base all the time

*cries*

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

We're winning.

That's my positive comment for the day.

karina said...

game is still young, Czar

Steve Sax said...

Clawing home that run was painful to watch. If there's a small ball, this is microscopic ball.

karina said...

@Sax but I'll take it, as long as we score

Josh S. said...

Mic'd Carroll to Miles: "We're doing this together for all the small guys who couldn't make it."

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

Fuck Aaron Miles.

Jamey's alright.

Dusty Baker said...

On the sofa, Vinn....aw, right. Fuck FOX commentators.

Dusty Baker said...

Kid Fuckin' K!

KKKKKKKKK

karen said...

KKKKKKKKKershaw!!

You're the man Kid!!

Dusty Baker said...

I need one of those "In Dusty We Trust" t-shirts, but in Blue.

karina said...

don't look now, but Spain is destroying the USA on the friendly soccer match and they are in the halftime, I don't wanna imagine what they'll do against Venezuela next week

*cries*

Spank said...

*streaks*

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

I'm glad I got my positive comment out of the way early.

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

Definitely glad.

Dusty Baker said...

Go Spain!!!

Dusty Baker said...

Can Czar's positive comment count for mine, too?

Dusty Baker said...

Home/Road Bison!

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

*Obligatory "Dodgers are showing no patience" post for Sax*

karina said...

shame on you LA Dodgers if you let Kid K to lose this game

karina said...

finally, got the game on tv!

karina said...

King James and his collection of shades..

karina said...

I'd wish he had a collection of RBIs and doubles, at least

karina said...

Grande Dre! burnt at home!

Dusty Baker said...

Dre nails his man.

Come on, guys, we can still do this!

Dusty Baker said...

^Uh, never mind now.

karina said...

@Dusty it ain't over 'till it's over

Josh S. said...

We'll always have May 29-31.

Dusty Baker said...

@Karina

It's over.

Dusty Baker said...

Again, as soon as I started watching this game, the juju kicked in. I mean the very second I tuned in.

karina said...

I'd wish I knew how to quit loving this team...or at least stop caring for a while

karina said...

@Dusty same here, I started watching and ruined Kershaw's start

*cries*

karina said...

I think I'll go downstairs and tell my mom to hug me and everything will be allright for the Dodgers

Dusty Baker said...

I want Neeebs' mom to hug me.

Josh S. said...

Does your mom have enough hugs for the rest of us?

karina said...

"here it comes the very dangerous Dodgers bats"

as heard on tv :)

karina said...

@Josh possibly, she's very motherly

karina said...

YAY!

Josh S. said...

^ Dangerous, as in the wind they create could start another tornado.

karina said...

rancho ardiendo! c'mon Bison

karina said...

^hahahahaha, comment of the afternoon!

Dusty Baker said...

Bring these boys home, Matty!

karina said...

GRAND SALAMI! BISON!

karina said...

I love Matt Kemp

Dusty Baker said...

Mrs Dusty can verify, bit I CALLED a got dayum grand slam right before the pitch. I felt it.

Dusty Baker said...

^but

karina said...

who's your Bison? ®

Josh S. said...

hisfadsuvIOSUDHgCV:PIOSUHABCL insu!!!!

Steve Sax said...

Holy Toledo (Ohio), that was unexpected.

Steve Sax said...

Andre needs a new mechanic. His 0-for-4 is killing the three batters around him, who have eight hits in aggregate.

Dusty Baker said...

Dre is a booger eater. I don't like his attitude.

Spank said...

I know it is late but who cares:

KEMP GRAND SLAM!!!!


(cries)

Spank said...

Did Karina trademark "Who's your Bison?" or is the heatstroke kicking in?

Steve Sax said...

Josh: they're pitching Kemp down and away again (in the tenth)

karina said...

@Spank that should be only Matt Kemp's trademark

karina said...

as heard on tv

"Loony pulled it too hard"

karina said...

*sighs*

*cries*

Steve Sax said...

Fuck, Loney.

karina said...

double play tun tun double play tun tun double play tun tun

karina said...

I'll take that...

karina said...

I'll take that too.

Steve Sax said...

Wow. I dont think I can take this.

Dodgers haven't lost in extras this year, right?

Steve Sax said...

Yes, Dodgers are 4-0 in extra-inning games this year

Steve Sax said...

Men at the corners with one out

karina said...

Admiral Ackbar RBI!

Steve Sax said...

Ackbar with a huge hit! RBI in the 11th!

8-7

karina said...

that was inches away from being a hr, I can't believe we've even got some insurance

Steve Sax said...

Aaron fucking Miles, ladies and gentlemen!

3 RBI for Miles today; he had 10 RBI all year

Steve Sax said...

Andre reaches on an error that should have been a GIDP

10-7 LA

karina said...

make'em pay Bison!

Josh S. said...

Reverse 7-11!

Josh S. said...

Where'd everyone go? This is a patented "karina told ya so" special!

Steve Sax said...

Dammit MLB.com , where are my goddamn video highlights?

Fucking Fox deal.

Steve Sax said...

FJL with a sweet play to get the first out. Runner at third.

Paul said...

It ain't all sunshine and rainbows. But gotta keep
grindin!

Paul said...

For the records I called this comeback when I was 4.

Steve Sax said...

Oh god, it's troncoso

karina said...

just one more out...

karina said...

we make party!

Paul said...

We make comeback party! Karina always keeps the faith!

Mr. LA Sports Czar said...

That was a surprising turn of events.

karina said...

it was a great game, don't you think? even better if I could watch a part of it!

karina said...

100!

Dusty Baker said...

This was both unexpected and welcome. I cautiously make party. (ditches monocle)

Dusty Baker said...

GDRPGT up!

rbnlaw said...

Sorry I missed the Cream references.

Ginger Baker rules the drum kit.