Will Broxton ever be ready for the Dodgers?
There are some MLB rumors that reveal that Jonathan Broxton of the Los Angeles Dodgers may be having the worst time of his life. Jonathan Broxton has been on the disabled list since May 4 and as such he has lost so many pitches that would have given him a big recognition of his career. Broxton was put on the disabled list ever since he developed a bone spur in his right elbow. There was some news that he had felt better and as such a pitch was scheduled for him with Rancho Cucamonga Quakes but this was suddenly scratched when Broxton reported that he felt some stiffness in his elbow while playing catch Saturday.
In this season Jonathan Broxton has had the chance to pitch in 14 games. In those 14 games he is 1-2 with seven saves, one blown save, 10 strike outs in 12.2 innings pitched and a 5.68 ERA. The Dodgers manager was also quoted saying that Broxton may still not be ready for another pitch since he felt stiffness in the same elbow. Everyone wishes him quick recovery. All Broxton fans also have fingers crossed wishing that he will get well soon and get back on the field.
The second maradonna, a short profile on Messi
Luis Lionel Andrés Messi, born on June 24 1987 to Argentinean parents is a football player for the reigning Champions of the Spanish football league, La Liga, and the UEFA Champion’s League, FC Barcelona. According to his official website the Number 30 of Barcelona, Messi, stands at 169 centimeters or 5 feet and 7 inches and weighs 67 kilograms or 147.71 pounds.
It is stated that a low center of gravity could actually be an advantage to football players. Lionel Messi is one of the shortest players in the world. Although lacking in height, his speed and agility make up for this. With speed and agility, he is able to evade the tackles of his opponent and with his power and accuracy he is definitely a force to be reckoned with. He is often compared to or thought of as a second Maradona. While Messi stands at 169 centimeters, his national’s team’s coach and former football player, Diego Maradona, stands around 165 centimeters.
Like other shorter players, they are quick on their feet and quick to accelerate. This is due to the fact that with their relatively small stature they have a low center of gravity which makes them quick on turns and acceleration.
Pablo Sandoval couldn’t last to end the game against the Giants
Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants has been on the disabled list for more than a month earlier this season. Sandoval who is the third baseman of the San Francisco Giants was pulled out in the seventh inning of Sunday’s 3-1 game win of the Cleveland Indians. The reason the manager of the team, Bruce Bochy gave for pulling Sandoval out of the game was that he had tightness in his left quadriceps. MLB rumors reveal that this pull was received with a lot of concern by a lot of Giants fans. There are many concerns that Sandoval may not be ready for the upcoming game.
However, Giants fans and affected people everywhere should be calm and collected because there are news that Sandoval will be back on the line up when the giants take on the Chicago White Sox in a doubleheader. Sandoval has gone ahead and assured his fans that he is going to be good for the game and no one should worry much. He has promised his fans that all he is doing is trying to avoid the disabled list so he merely taking up precautions. Well, every Sandoval fan everywhere is having fingers crossed waiting for the promising news about the return to the game.