1. Let It Go, Already! Why The "Mystery 103" Doesn't Interest Me

    Yep, 104 Major League Baseball players tested positive for "performance enhancing" substances in the, apparently, not-so-confidential screening. Who was surprised? And now, I propose to you, we shouldn't care...

    Bob Raines Written by Bob Raines about almost 6 years ago 107 reads 3 comments

  2. Dodgers Knock on Playoff Door, Bringing Back Sweet Series Memories

    My pals and I have been talking, reminiscing actually, about our favorite Dodger memory. With this season looking more and more like we’re headed to the postseason (our magic number is one), we’re all feeling fat and happy...

    Bob Raines Written by Bob Raines about 6 years ago 354 reads 5 comments

  3. Dodger Babies Playing Like Big Boys—The Future Is Bright

    Things got back to normal tonight, for this year anyway, in Dodger world. With six runs in the first, the Dodgers got out ahead of the Padres for good. The Cardinals did in the Diamondbacks, too...

    Bob Raines Written by Bob Raines about 6 years ago 448 reads 18 comments

  4. The Postseason is in Our Sights, and Memories of Vin Scully Are Sweet

    The Dodgers are resting tonight, getting ready for three in San Diego. The Diamondbacks took the Cardinals behind Brandon Webb (no surprise). So, while Bret Favre tosses interceptions to the Charger d-backs, I’m thinking about Vin Scully...

    Bob Raines Written by Bob Raines about 6 years ago 386 reads 2 comments

  5. Classic Dodgers-Giants Battle? I Think Not!

    Some folks would have had you think it was a flashback to the great days of the Dodger Giant rivalry. “It’s like Koufax and Marichal,” intoned a self-appointed expert (takes one to know one, I’ll tell you)...

    Bob Raines Written by Bob Raines about 6 years ago 159 reads 2 comments

  6. Well, That Was Ugly, But Manny Was Beautiful, Twice!

    Good teams win ugly. Bad teams lose ugly. Doesn’t take a brain surgeon to work that one out, so even the most die-hard San Francisco Giant fans should be able to see the facts; the Dodgers are a good team...

    Bob Raines Written by Bob Raines about 6 years ago 1,304 reads 9 comments

  7. Why It's Good to Be a Dodger Fan in the Bay Area This Year

    As the 2008 season heads into its penultimate weekend, we get to enjoy one more Giants vs. Dodgers series in Chavez Ravine...

    Bob Raines Written by Bob Raines about 6 years ago 326 reads 10 comments