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Striking out at Andruw

July 26, 2008

This year's Dodger Dog doesn't come on a bun. He wears number 25.

Allen E. Kahn

Playa del Rey

To quote John McEnroe, "You can not be serious!" Wednesday Andruw Jones said, "I've been getting some tough pitches to hit." Good observation. Balls that bounce in the opposite batter's box can be a little tricky.

John Thompson

Chino

It was reported that Andruw Jones left a game "with what Torre described as a stomach flu." Well, that's only fitting -- most Dodgers fans are sick to their stomachs every time Jones comes to bat.

Jonathan Ball

Pasadena

They say insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. This seems to describe the Dodgers' situation with Andruw Jones, which has reached the level of absurdity.

Don't worry about Jones, he is not a child, he is a man and will have his $18 million a year to keep him warm on the bench. All that is left is for Joe Torre to do what is right for the team and sit him now that Juan Pierre is back.

Matthew Bilinsky

Beverly Hills

Remember how everyone freaked out when oil went to $120 a barrel? Then, after it reached $145, we all rejoiced when it dropped to $125? The same thing's going to happen when Andruw Jones' batting average reaches a paltry .200.

David Macaray

Rowland Heights

Which is the least likely to happen in your lifetime from this day forward?

1) We find the WMD.

2) Gas at 12 cents a gallon.

3) You win the Powerball.

4) Andruw Jones gets intentionally walked.

Note: Though the odds are astronomical for 1, 2 and 3, they actually could happen.

Paul Feinsinger

Agoura Hills

So Ned Colletti finally pulls the trigger and obtains Pablo Ozuna. I'm sure the other teams in the Western Division are shaking in their spikes. One of them may counter by obtaining F.P. Santangelo.

Al Sanchez

San Gabriel

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