Friday, May 23, 2014

Game 49 Thread: May 23 @ Phillies, 4p

At least Mitch Poole has one fewer U to deal with now.

Clayton Kershaw (2-1, 4.43) vs. Roberto Hernandez (2-1, 3.98)

IT'S ARRUEBARRENANABOBANAFEEFIMOMANNA TIME! Hanley Ramirez is getting a (needed?) day off, meaning today marks the major league debut of 25-million-dollar-man Erisbel Arruebarrena. Word on him is "slick fielder, can't hit," so I guess that makes him Bizarro Hanley. I wonder if that also means his helmet stays on.

It will also be interesting to see* if Kershaw's disastrous last start was as flukey as can be, or if there's something really wrong. Hoping it's the former, because this team really can't take any more bad news.

*And by "see," I mean "not see," because no, you still don't have SportsNet LA.

60 comments:

Hideo Nomo said...

Gordon 2B
Figgins 3B
Puig RF
Gonzalez 1B
Ethier CF
Crawford LF
Ellis C
Arruebarrena SS
Kershaw P

Steve Sax said...

No Kemp, no Urine, no Hanley. Hoo boy.

Orel said...

No Urine? See your doctor immediately.

BJ Killeen said...

I hope Kershaw is out of his funk...because funk is bad..bad funk, bad.

karen said...

We need to come with a name for Arruebarrena. Fast.

Dusty Baker said...

Can't see a fucking thing, Vinny!

Dusty Baker said...

@Karen

Arrow Borracho - "Drunken Arrow"

karen said...

@DB...Charley saying he likes to go by Eri. I'm not sure that thats colorful enough for our group though!!

karen said...

Rain coming down in Philly. Hard.

karen said...

Fucking rain delay. Dodgers up 2-0 with 2 on and 2 out in 4th. Looks like it could be a lengthy delay. Probably will screw The Kid out of this start.

karen said...

Not sure when the game came back on. I just popped over and it's bot of 4. Kid gives up hit and walk to 1st 2 hitters. Phils on 2nd and 3rd, 1 out. Rain coming down again. 2-0 Blue.

Orel said...

Are we back?

karen said...

Kid gets out of the jam. He's at 70 pitches and Blue lead 2-0 after 4.

karen said...

@Orel...We are back but rain is falling pretty hard.

Orel said...

Hmmm. Don't break Kid K, Donnie!

karen said...

Charley telling story about Yasiel. Night before last in NY while Puig was in the on deck circle he saw a quadriplegic guy in a wheelchair. He left the on deck circle, went into the dugout and grabbed 2 bats and 2 balls and gave them to the guys buddy. Dodger broadcasters did not know about this until a Met fan emailed the team. After giving the stuff to the guy and his bud, Yasiel went to the plate and hit a homer.

karen said...

Since giving up walk and double to first two hitters after the rain delay, Kid has got 6 in a row, striking out 5 of them.

karen said...

The Kid goes out after 6 with 100 pitches. League comes on in 7th and loads the bases with no outs. J.P. coming in.

Fred's Brim said...

this goddamn bullpen

Fred's Brim said...

wow, great catch by Crawford!
That had a muff and 3 runs scored all over it

Fred's Brim said...

Rollins chops to third and Figgins comes home for the second out. Ruiz will hit a bases clearing double though

Fred's Brim said...

wow, JP gets out of it! Ruiz flies softly to right to end the inning

karen said...

Wow. J.P. comes in with bases loaded and no outs and shuts down Philwees with only 7 pitches. 2-zip Blue going into 8th.

karen said...

FB!!! So glad you're here. I hate these "alone" games!

Fred's Brim said...

Let's get some insurance, please. I feel we're gonna need it

Fred's Brim said...

Dre gets us going!
How will we strand him?

Fred's Brim said...

yo K-Money!
It's sad that we are the only ones who can watch the games. Do you have Time Warner or live out of the region?

Fred's Brim said...

CC safe after Bastardo's look toward third, not sure what he saw there

karen said...

FB...I've got Time Warner. One of the few of us who can get it.

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Fred's Brim said...

AJ flies out, nobody moves up, still first and second, now with 1 out, Hairy Ballerina up

Fred's Brim said...

Hairy Ks again, Hanley up

Fred's Brim said...

Hanley hits a high fly ball to Gwynn, we still can't get that hit

karen said...

FB...Hairy Ballerina? You make me laugh.

Fred's Brim said...

Brian Wilson in. He's been doing a lot better, kind of like League. That means he'll give up 4 runs here

Fred's Brim said...

ugh, Charlie talking about that troyfromwestvirginia dude who is now stalking Brian Wilson

Orel said...

Holy shit, it's still 2-0?

Fred's Brim said...

Wilson wins the 10-pitch battle with Utley with a backdoor slider

Dusty Baker's Toothpick said...

Hairy ballerina? I like it. Or, Black Swan

Fred's Brim said...

big fastball up gets Byrd

Dusty Baker's Toothpick said...

Wilson with two K's... Looking good

karen said...

Wouldn't want to run into him in a dark alley, but from the safety of my livingroom I'm really loving Brian Wilson.

Fred's Brim said...

Crawford tracks down the fly ball, great inning for Wilson

Dusty Baker's Toothpick said...

Great inning for Wilson... I'm losing my fear of the beard

Orel said...

Is Donnie going to get any credit for assembling today's lineup?

karen said...

Panda goes yard. Gnats up 3-0. I just hate those fuckers.

karen said...

@Orel...I'm kinda in a place where I don't want to give Donnie credit for anything.

karen said...

Kenley Time.

Fred's Brim said...

AG with a bad day at the plate. If he or Hairy Ballerina get just one hit, we'd be up a bunch of runs

Orel said...

C'mon, Kenley? How 'bout a 1-2-3?

Fred's Brim said...

Revere battles but grounds to second for 1

karen said...

2 down.

Orel said...

1! 2!

Fred's Brim said...

Kenley Ks Hernandez for 2

Orel said...

Old friend/current foe TGJ up.

Fred's Brim said...

CC catches the fly for 3!
Partymakin time!

Orel said...

1-2-3!

karen said...

That's it. We win!!

Dusty Baker's Toothpick said...

High 5's all around!

Orel said...

PGTUP!