Category Archives: Pro Baseball

Dodgers In, Angels Out: MLB Playoff Pairings Set

The Dodgers finished with the best record in baseball and received a number one seed in the National League as a result. The Angels finished with a losing record and missed the playoffs again firing their General Manager as a result.

Going Gonzo: 7/20/2020

By Alex Gonzalez After months of waiting and pondering, we’re finally going to get sports back.

Julian Jarrard Signs with Milwaukee

By Tim Peterson (Temple City) – Former Temple City Ram star Julian Jarrard has signed a contract as an undrafted free agent with the Milwaukee Brewers he confirmed Thursday.

On This Date: December 8, 1983

In 1983 Sid Fernandez, pitching in (Double A) San Antonio, struck 209 batters in 153 innings, had a 2.11 ERA and a 13-4 record. (In 1982 he went 14-6, 172.2IP, 223K’s) …And was traded for…

Ramirez Back With Red Sox

Great to see Alhambra alum Noe Ramirez get called up again by the Boston RedSox.

Those Benchwarmers: Talking Dodgers Baseball 5/12/16

The Payoff Pitch: 4/19/2016

By ThoseBenchWarmers The baseball season is two weeks old and there already have been some big surprises. Some of those surprises are previews of things to come and will be sustained, others are flukes or flashes in the pan that will subside and be forgotten when we look back at summaries of the season in […]

The Payoff Pitch: 4/12/2016

By ThoseBenchWarmers For baseball fans, opening day is equivalent to Christmas. It is a special time of the year where every team is in first place, the day is filled with optimism and hope, and anything can happen. Accomplishments and failures of the previous season are forgotten as all teams start with a clean slate. […]

The Payoff Pitch: 3/30/2016

The Payoff Pitch finishes its look at the National League West San Francisco Giants Last Year: 92-78, 2nd in NL West Key Addition: The New Fair-weather Fans Key Loss: Nori Aoki, Free Agent (Mariners) Outlook: It’s an even year. The Giants win the Pennant! The Giants win the Pennant!

The Payoff Pitch: 3/17/2016

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