Lots going on at Dodger Stadium

By now the word is already spreading that Blake DeWitt has won the competition for starting second baseman, which puts Jamey Carroll and Ronnie Belliard on the bench…and the bench is looking pretty solid by most accounts.

Charlie Haeger takes the fifth spot of the rotation to start the year and will pitch one of the games on the first trip against the Marlins.

It sounds like Ned and Joe played an April Fool’s joke on Blake when they told him he got the job, so I can only imagine how that felt in his mind. I know I cringed today when I saw a Dodger blog drop an April Fool’s Joke on its readers, but I won’t spoil the surprise for those who haven’t figured it out yet.

Fans are filing into Dodger Stadium as this gets posted and another season is just about underway. Sure, the games today, tomorrow and Saturday don’t count, but just having thousands of people come to the park with their friends and family makes it feel like an Opening Day is here.

You can listen in on KABC or KHJ…no TV for tonight. Here’s the lineup:

Furcal SS

Kemp CF

Ethier RF

Ramirez LF

Loney 1B

Blake 3B

Anderson DH

Martin C

DeWitt 2B

Haeger P

 

47 Comments

Somehow, I don’t find it terribly funny messing with a person’s livelyhood or his future by telling a player he is being sent down, traded or released when in fact he has not.

I’m still sad this fine actor pass away 2 days ago why did he have to go and exactly 4 weeks ago the family need the money to pay for his treatment.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_obit_jaime_escalante

Ned and Joe are A**HOLES!!!

Hi everybody
Apparently the game is being broadcast in silence.

This new gameday/audio is great!!!!

I found out the new way how to get the game on. 7:20PM PT
I had to read the the fine print on the bottom

I’m also have trouble getting my comments through on this blog.
I’ve log out of ITD and back in again, that usually works.
So let’s see. …It’s 8:00PM PT now.

Hey DeWitt D.P.
Did you see, Mister T

As far as the Blake DeWitt April Fools joke. You have to admit, they had ITD going too. I sure as hell fell for it. Rick and Charlie are talking about it now.

Glad to see the DeWitt thing was all a big joke.

Doesn’t change my opinion of Joe and Ned though.

I’m sorry I fell for the joke. When I saw the quote from Joe, I really believed it. I hope DeWitt took it better than I did :)

enchanted – I think it’s why ITD fell for it so easy because it is something that would and has happened to other players, and it wasn’t a joke.

Omg Yay!! Martin is catching ohh how i’ve missed him so much!
I felt like i havnt seen him in years!!!

Andre <3
Matt<3
Loney<3
Furcal<3
DeWitt<3
Martin <3

Oh thats the life

Well, if they Indians weren’t playing us, I would be happy about that home run Grady just hit. I really enjoy watching him play……………..just not against us.

Boy, I have only been on vacation for a few hours and I am already screwing up the writing…………..

Red pen ~ if “the Indians” not “they Indians”

So when do we find out it was all a big joke and that Ned isn’t really our GM?

By the look of the boxscore, Haeger’s knuckleball must be fluttering all over the place.

No joke – Raffy just batted in a run!!! 3-1 Dodgers :)

Is everyone still listening to the game?
It kunck out on me.

I have to admit, Ramon Ortiz pitched his way onto this team. I’ll be happy if he’s only half as good during the year as he is now.

I lost the audio too, OBF.

Are yous still listening to the game? I lost it going into the top of the 6th.
I’ll watch the score board and keep trying.

I’m getting another program, now.

I’m listening to ABC news.

Me too, OBF!

Now nothing again.
At least ITD is working.
I don’t know how long though.

Looks like we should’ve kept Stults and shipped Sherrill to Japan.

It seems like every time they update something…….
The game is back.

Radio just came back on, OBF :)

Sherrill hasn’t had a very good spring, has he, Enchanted?

But Torre liked Sherrill more than Shults.
What are we going do? Enchanted

A triple for “old man’ Ausmus.

They have to forget they left a man on 3rd with nobody out.
Don’t want to get in that drought again.

It’s great my comments are going through easily.
.
.
I hope I didn’t speak too soon.

Keep them coming, OBF :) This is a lousy inning for us.

Ah I say if you going to lose some, this is the time.
.
Troncoso wasn’t himself but the defense was off.

Ron Cey has quite a speaking voice.

Well this it guys, win it for Broxton.

Well that it.

That’s it

If it was Anderson in RF that would’ve been so easy lol

They ever going to fix this damn blog so it works?? Looks like Brooklyn was the only one on last night who could get a post through. I gave up. Totally rediculous that its gone on this long and all we get is lip service that its being addressed. Hell, we don’t even get that anymore.

I agree, Enchanted. I tried to keep up with OBF but, gave up when I kept getting submission errors. I really don’t think they care. What a lousy way to run a business.

I totaly agree with the blog not being fixed.
.
I don’t understand why it wouldn’t be important to have it working properly.
.
It just seems as it isn’t being adressed seeing as it’s gotten worse and has been going on for over a year now.
.
Maybe they just don’t really want us posting here anymore.
.
If that’s there wish they might get it soon.
.
But having this outlet has been really fun for me seeing as I don’t live in LA and so I get to talk Dodgers. This gets me more excited about the team and more into the season, etc…
.
More intrest usually = more $$$ being spent in the long run.

To clarify – I don’t have the time or patience to respond to someone’s comment and spend 30-45 minutes trying to get it posted only to have the comment become outdated or time warped so it’s posted somtime/somewhere else.
.
It doesn’t seem to be an issue on other MLB blogs.

Collie ~ they may try but they will never succeed in keeping us from speaking our minds. One way or another, WE SHALL BE HEARD!!!!!!

From the stadium I was trying to read the ITD blog but the last comment I would get even after refreshing was “New Thread” but never saw the the new thread until I got home and logged on my computer.
.
Have a goood Good Friday everyone! I am going to lunch to a Mexican place here in Chatsworth called “Los Toros” Emma
http://crzblue.mlblogs.com

Go Johnny Go….Johnny Be Good!!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: