Results tagged ‘ Getting Swept ’

Dodgers for Lunch on Getaway Day. Please don’t get swept

Dodgers for Lunch on Getaway Day at Coors Field.  Please do not get swept!

I ‘ve been so busy today that I forgot the game started early on Getaway day.  Oh I so hope the Dodgers don’t get swept by the Rockies.   You never know what can happen at Coors Field.

 The record of the Dodgers sweeping and getting swept stands at:

Dodgers Have Swept Gotten Swept
At Dodger Stadium Pirates, Padres, Rockies, Cardinals, cubs Brewers, Diamond Backs Giants
Away Phillies, Mets, Giants Giants, Athletics

Dodgers lost the first game 10-0  Beckett gave up three runs.   Second game Dodgers lost to the Rockes by the score of 8-2.  

In this 3rd game, I See You Hanley Ramirez hits a two run blast!   Dodgers leading the 3rd game 6-0   !!   Dylan Hernandez, LA Times Dodger beat writer,  had reported after two innings that Drew Pomeranz had a perfect game thorugh two innings.  Thanks Dylan for breaking it! ;-)  Blanton is enjoying this bouquet of runs.

LA Times in Sports with Stan Kasten -Event

A big thank you to my friend Lorena for inviting me to this event: Times in Sports with Stan Kasten.  The event is at Dodger Stadium today August 29, 2012 at 7:p.m.  

The event will feature a live Q & A with new Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten, moderated by Bill Dwyre of the Los Angeles Times, largely driven by questions that were submitted earlier but  questions can also be submitted during the Q & A on twitter, using the hashtag #timesinsports.

Stan Kasten with Vin Scully

Reminder:  Tomorrow is Vin Scully bobblehead!

Get to Dodger Stadium early!!     is going to be a busy day tomorrow with Vin Scully bobblehead.

Dodgers record of sweeping and getting Swept

It was a beautiful night at Dodger Stadium with an almost full moon also taking in the game on Saturday. 

Kershaw pitched  seven strong innings giving up one run on three hits.   Belisario pitched a perfect eighth and Kenley Jansen did the same in the nine to record his 21st save.   Matt Kemp hit his 16th homerun.  

Final score Dodgers 3 Cubs 1.  Hard luck Volstad, who gave up two runs, took the loss. 

Dodgers go for the sweep today when Joe Blanton makes his first start with the Dodgers.   Germano will start for the Cubs. 

Welcome to the Dodgers Blanton!

With the Dodgers going for the sweep today at Dodger Stadium, I was thinking “how many sweeps have they been involved in?”  

Dodgers have swept at Dodger Stadium four times (Pirates, Padres, Rockies & Cardinals). 

Dodgers have been swept two times at Dodger Stadium (Brewers & D’Backs). 

Dodgers have swept on the road three times (Phillies, Mets & Giants)

Dodgers have been swept on the road times two times (Giants & A’s)

So the totals are:  Sweeps = 7 , Swept = 4

Let’s make it five sweeps at Dodger Stadium for a total of eight sweeps overall. 

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