Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Welcome, Hanley ... now hit!!!!


I'm taking a bit of a break from the blog, which of course automatically means something is going to happen that requires my attention.

The Dodgers, as you know, have acquired infielder Hanley Ramirez and left-handed reliever Randy Choate from the Marlins for pitcher Nathan Eovaldi and a minor leaguer.

I like this trade. Eovaldi might be pretty good in the future, but the Dodgers don't really need more pitching, they need hitting, desperately.

I know Ramirez isn't having the greatest year. He's still a hell of a lot better than Juan Uribe and even Dee Gordon. And, unlike so many deadline deals that I see, this one doesn't look desperately desperate and stupid.

I would love to see Ramirez in a Dodger uniform on a baseball card. I present this photoshopped Ramirez Opening Day card as a challenge to someone to turn it into a Ramirez Dodger card.

Best version gets some cards from me. Either send me an email of your creation or show it on your blog. I can't promise I'll see it right away, but I'll get back to you.

So, welcome Hanley!!

Now, HIT!!!

6 comments:

  1. So can we now dump all our Hanley cards on you?

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  2. Nope. Got to be wearing a Dodger uni. I don't give a fish about the Marlins.

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  3. This is probably my least favorite card of the last five years or so. I can't stand the Marlins new look, the Photoshopping is some of the worst I've ever seen and even his face looks plastered onto something... somehow.

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  4. Night Owl, are you going to get a Hanley Dodgers jersey?

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  5. The only jersey I have is a Duke Snider jersey. I mostly can't afford them.

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  6. OK, I was trying to make a gag card for you but I am such a bad artist, it came out more like someone who was trying to do well but fail miserably, more than like someone trying to mock their lack of skills. That's right, I suck at sucking.

    http://i473.photobucket.com/albums/rr93/jacobmrley/blog/Scan_Pic009.jpg

    It's still pretty funny looking.

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