The Dodgers Are Perfect
What a glorious day for baseball. Not too hot, not too cold and a bright blue sky. Well as bright as it can get in LA.
In the emotional pregame ceremony, the Dodgers brought out the legendary former players starting with Duke Snider and concluding with the elusive Sandy Koufax. It showed how much Dodger fans appreciate the history of the franchise and always yearns for a team to carry on the legend.
When the game finally started and Slappy McPopUp safely relegated to the bench, the Dodgers managed to show they had some offense jumping to a quick 4-0 lead after two innings. While Brad Penny was erratic at times the Dodgers bailed him out on defense. Rafael Furcal made a great defensive play in the fifth inning snatching a grounder way out to his left, spinning and throwing out speedy runner Jose Castillo.
Perhaps the funniest moment of the game came in the sixth inning when the Giants sent out reliever Merkin Valdez. I shit you not. That’s an even better name than Angel Pagan.