Or does it? Mike Piazza. shown here in the Dodger Blue. It’s no secret Piazza has had a strained relationship with the team he first called home , even going so far to say he wouldn’t feel comfortable with LA stamped on his head. As he enters the Hall of Fame this weekend in Blue, the Blue and Orange of the Mets, that is, I’m still a believer that Dodger fans, as divided as they can be, would like to fully embrace him again. In his HOF speech, Piazza may have just taken the first step in healing those wounds toward the Dodger Blue.
Sunday Night Flashback…The Son of the Blank Blank
With Scott Van Slyke last year during his rehab stint in Rancho
Scott Van Slyke, whom Tommy Lasorda once called his father Andy a Blank Blank, would make quite an epic MLB debut on Sunday Night Baseball on a nice Sunday evening, against his dad’s former team no less …
Around The NL West…Rough Road for the Leaders
The Giants have just completed a rough 1-7 road trip coming off the All Star Break. Though the Dodgers have seen a couple of blown opportunities along the way, with a win tonight they can come within 3 games of the hated ones. Both teams return home tomorrow night, with the Dodgers welcoming in the Rays for 3 and the DBacks next weekend. Opportunity could still be knocking for The Blue….