Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Dodgers Blog Kiosk: 10/31/2012

Kenley Jansen and Tim Leary passed out Halloween treats at the Treats-n-Suites Halloween Bash on Monday in the photo above.  Pic via twitter @Dodgers.  Happy Halloween everybody!!!
“We’re excited to bring back a key member of our bullpen, which was a team strength last season,” said Colletti. “"We were very pleased with what Brandon provided us after we acquired him. He pitched in a couple of different roles including the closer role most of the last month where he was very effective.”

“He gives the club someone who has saved more than 50 games the last two seasons and fortifies our bullpen in a number of ways. It's imperative that to compete in the NL West teams need a strong bullpen with power arms, experience and depth.”
Details on the contract have yet to emerge, but Jim Bowden at ESPN tweets it's at about $7.1Mil per year.  He had a great last month of the season, so in order for this deal to make sense he needs to continue pitching like that. 
"One of my favorite cards is: Tony Gwynn forgot his jersey at the hotel for a spring training game, and had to hit in my jersey-- his 1st at bat. It ended up on one of his baseball cards.
Samantha was very interested in a career minor leaguer named Edward Matt, who played from 1909-1913 for seven different minor league teams in the upper Midwest, including Traverse City, Mich., where Samantha and her family now live. But Ed Matt is not a distant relative, so why the interest?

“Edward Matt is a ghost in our house,” Samantha wrote.
  • You gotta love social media.  San Francisco police allegedly arrest the man who was photographed busting up a bus front windshield during the Giants riots, via Kevin Kaduk at Big League Stew.
  • Star Wars Episode 7 Official Trailer by NMA.

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