q12345Avatar de q1234513 008 billets | Profil Recherche Google

ce blog tous
Derniers billets Connexion




MIAMI -- Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda figures to be a rested and dangerous pitcher on Sunday against the Miami Marlins. Kenbrell Thompkins Patriots Jersey .Maeda will be pitching on six days rest, which was pretty much his schedule in his native Japan.The 28-year-old is 14-8 this season with a 3.29 ERA. But in starts where he pitches on at least five days rest, he is even better (3.14 ERA in 89 innings).With the extra day, Kenta has performed, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. But whatever situation we put him in, he is going to perform.Indeed, if not for Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, Maeda would likely be the National League Rookie of the Year. Seager is hitting .318 with 39 doubles, three triples and 66 RBI.It has been 20 years since the Dodgers have had one of their players win the NL Rookie of the Year award.Consider that two-decade drought over. It will be Seager.Perhaps it is fitting that Seager and Maeda are considered the NLs top two rookies this year because the Dodgers have prided themselves on their minor-league system for decades.Starting in 1992, the Dodgers organization burst with pride, producing five straight Rookie of the Year winners. That fab five consisted of first baseman Eric Karros in 92 followed by catcher and eventual Hall of Famer Mike Piazza, outfielder Raul Mondesi, pitcher Hideo Nomo and outfielder Todd Hollandsworth.Since the NL started honoring its top rookies in 1949, no other organization has ever won that award more than two years in a row.In fact, the Dodgers had streaks of more than two in a row twice -- 92-96 and also 79-82. That latter streak included pitchers Rick Sutcliffe, Steve Howe and Fernando Valenzuela as well as second baseman Steve Sax.Seager and Maeda fit in just fine with all those names. And Maeda has fit seamlessly into the rotation of the Dodgers, who have gone 17-10 in games he has started.Another win could be coming Sunday as the Dodgers face Marlins rookie right-hander Jose Urena, who is 3-6 with a 5.54 ERA.Urena lost his most recent outing 4-3 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.It seemed like Jose was up in the zone more than we had seen in his previous couple of outings, Marlins manager Don Mattingly said. He had more unfavorable counts, more off-speed up in the zone -- stuff like that.If stuff like that continues Sunday, that could be another loss for the Marlins (70-72), who already have been projected to have less than a two percent chance of making this years playoffs. Miami has lost 11 of its past 15 games.Meanwhile, the Dodgers (80-61) have a comfortable lead in the NL West, and they just got outfielder Andre Ethier (broken leg) off the disabled list for the first time all year.Its possible that the left-handed-hitting Ethier could make his first start of the year against Urena.The return of Ethier is a boost to the Dodgers, who have placed 28 different players on the disabled list this year, the most in the majors since at least 1987. Chandler Jones Patriots Jersey . On Tuesday, Ottawa placed forward Cory Conacher and defenceman Joe Corvo on waivers as trade rumours swirl around the Senators. Akiem Hicks Patriots Jersey . Detroit and Boston are deadlocked, 1-1, and Tigers manager Jim Leyland could be forgiven if he was caught rationalizing instead of dissecting how his club could blow a 5-1 lead late in Game 2. . PETERSBURG, Fla. Gold Coast players ditching training to join the hunt for a missing girl on Monday was not a hard decision to make, defender Steven May says.The Suns have been praised for joining the hundreds of locals who took to the streets of the Gold Coast in the quest to find five-year-old Jocelyn Lewis.May said teammate David Swallow had broken the news at a team meeting and suggested they should help out.It was a no-brainer really, May said.A girl had gone missing in our vicinity, we pride ourselves on being a community-based club and thats the culture were trying to breed hhere. David Andrews Patriots Jersey. Coaching staff agreed to let the players ditch training to pound the streets.While the Suns attempts didnt bear fruit, May said the news Jocelyn had been found safe and well by two women shortly after they returned to their training complex was a relief to all.We were still pretty devastated because no-one had found her and then we got the news and it obviously lightened up the gym and the boys finished the day off well. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China ' ' '