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Monday, May 26, 2014

A.J. Ellis suffers severe ankle sprain during no-hitter celebration

Ellis jumped up and landed on Drew Butera’s discarded catcher’s gear during the celebration, he said.

When you’re a 33-year-old catcher, hitting .170, and you’ve just returned from the DL, this isn’t the smartest thing to do.

vortex of dissipation Posted: May 26, 2014 at 06:33 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. AndrewJ Posted: May 26, 2014 at 08:31 PM (#4713684)
Good.
   2. Rafael Bellylard: Built like a Panda. Posted: May 26, 2014 at 09:34 PM (#4713704)
Miguel Olivo, come on down!

Oh, wait.....
   3. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: May 26, 2014 at 09:58 PM (#4713709)
If Olivio had kept his mouth shut, both he and Alex Guerrero would be in LA now.
   4. Gold Star - just Gold Star Posted: May 26, 2014 at 09:59 PM (#4713710)
That said, Dodgers pitchers seem to be responding well to Butera.
   5. Ray (RDP) Posted: May 26, 2014 at 10:09 PM (#4713712)
Given how low H/9 has gotten (tied for 6th lowest H/9 in the NL in the past half century) we may see a few no-hitters this season.
   6. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: May 26, 2014 at 10:16 PM (#4713715)
Are you watching tonight's Dodger game Ray? You should be.
   7. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: May 26, 2014 at 10:32 PM (#4713725)
As a guy who once tore one of the posterior tendons in his ankle by stepping down from a curb, I can relate.

Feel better, AJ.
   8. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: May 26, 2014 at 10:33 PM (#4713726)
Miguel Olivo, come on down!

Oh, wait.....


Tim Federowicz is probably a better player than Olivo, anyway.

   9. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: May 26, 2014 at 11:47 PM (#4713753)
Chad Kreuter is available.
   10. Cblau Posted: May 27, 2014 at 09:17 PM (#4714244)
Actually, if you are 33 and have a .170 batting average, staying on the DL might be your best strategy.

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