Thanks to Sons of Steve Garvey, we now know the shocking truth: the kid from Boyhood has been pitching in the majors this whole time.
Tim Lincecum's no-hitter yesterday was the 22nd since 2010 and a walk away from becoming the sixth perfect game in that same time. This makes no-hitters and perfect games sound abnormally common today. So just how much has the frequency of no-hitters and perfect games changed?
Once again Friday night the Dodgers proved they can still fog a mirror. They got a game-tying homer in the sixth from the suddenly incomparable Yasiel Puig (who became just the second player since 1900 to bang out four home runs in his first five major league games) and then the winning run, on a wild pitch, by Skip…
Hyun-Jin Ryu and The Deuce.
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The AP's source in the locker room described Ramirez as being "uncomfortable" during the meeting. Still, handshakes and bro-hugs were plentiful after he spoke. [AP]
The Manny Ramirez rumors and, you know, the earthquake are the top news in LA right now, but there's also an interesting article by the T.J. Simers in today's LA Times about Dodgers Dangle-stached second baseman Jeff Kent. The headline is "Appreciate Jeff Kent While You Still Can", which while overly dramatic, offers…