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Brandon Barnes and Aaron Barrett Engage in Post-Anthem Standoff Prior to Nationals-Rockies Game (Video)

Last fall, prior to Game 6 of the National League Championship Series between the Cardinals and Dodgers, St. Louis pitcher Joe Kelly and Los Angeles left fielder Scott Van Slyke somehow found themselves in a standoff after the playing of the National Anthem, each trying to be the last guy to leave the field. Who […]

Nationals and Rockies engage in National Anthem standoff

The Nationals won because it's literally their anthem. Pre-game standoffs have happened before. Before the 2013 NLCS, Scott Van Slyke acted like a couple of maroons and hung out on the field, and bless them for it. This, then, is something of a cover song. Show More Summary

Dodgers can't keep up with Pirates in 12-7 loss

KEY MOMENT: An eighth-inning solo home run by Scott Van Slyke reduced the Dodgers' deficit to 8-7, but right-hander Chris Perez unraveled spectacularly in a four-run eighth for the Pirates. Perez walked four consecutive batters, at which point he was replaced by Brandon League. The unraveling...

Fire Department Dampens the Flames of Dodgers Hot Foot Prank

“Boys will be boys” said Vin Scully on Sunday about the Dodgers teammates hotfoot prank on outfielder Scott Van Slyke during their 6-0 defeat of the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodgers Stadium on Sunday. Consequently, the Los Angeles City Fire Department is saying that boys shouldn’t play with matches. Show More Summary

Vin Scully Calls Play by Play of Dodger Hot Foot Prank

Fireworks came a bit early for the Dodgers as Scott Van Slyke was introduced to the hot foot by his teammates on Sunday. Enjoying the rare treat of having Vin Scully call the play-by-play on the prank made the event quite special. As...Show More Summary

Vin Scully Commentates Scott Van Slyke Getting Pranked With the Ole’ ‘Hot Foot’ (GIFs)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

Over the course of a 162-game season, both baseball games and the season as a whole can seem to drag on a bit, so the players need to create their own excitement. Because, well, baseball itself doesn’t really get very exciting until about September or so. In the interim, baseball being the bastion of philosophy and […]

Vin Scully Does Play-by-Play for Dodgers' 'Hot Foot' Prank on Scott Van Slyke

You know things are going well when teammates are pranking each other during games. The Los Angeles Dodgers are playing good baseball right now and have already overcome an early-season deficit in the National League West. That means...Show More Summary

Dodgers Work Together To Give Scott Van Slyke A Hot Foot

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

It took teamwork and patience by the Dodgers dugout, but they successfully gave outfielder Scott Van Slyke a hot foot. Read more...

Hyun-Jin Ryu, Dodgers fall to St. Louis Cardinals, 3-1

KEY MOMENT: Jhonny Peralta broke a 1-1 stalemate in the fifth inning, when he drove in two runs on a double to right-center field off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Center fielder Scott Van Slyke appeared to pull up while pursuing the ball when he saw right fielder Yasiel Puig coming his way.

For Dodgers' Scott Van Slyke, a case of butterflies is a good thing

Scott Van Slyke was 13, standing in the outfield during the championship game of a baseball tournament. The crowd was tense. This very well could have been the most important game of the kids' lives. Focus was imperative.

Scott Van Slyke gets chance to play, delivers for Dodgers

— The Dodgers are a serious and often tense bunch, burdened by the expectations inherent in their world-record payroll and the uneasiness inherent in an overloaded outfield.

Scott Van Slyke has two homers, four RBIs in Dodgers' 6-2 win

KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave up another home run to Van Slyke,...

Scott Van Slyke has two homers, four RBIs in Dodgers' 6-2 win

KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave up another home run to Van Slyke,...

Van Slyke's 2 HRs Lead Dodgers Over Reds 6-2

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Scott Van Slyke drove in a career-high four runs with two homers off struggling left-hander Tony Cingrani, and the Los Angeles Dodgers pulled away to a 6-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night, a rare comfortable win in their pitching-dominated series.

Scott Van Slyke's two homers power Dodgers past Reds, 6-2

Nobody really wanted him. The Dodgers had seemingly given up on Scott Van Slyke in the 2012 off-season, designating him for assignment. Every other team in baseball took a pass. Every team.

Scott Van Slyke in center, as Matt Kemp stays in left, bats second

Today’s fun experiment in the lineup maneuverings finds Andre Ethier sitting, with Matt Kemp still in left and batting second.

Mets Insider: Save a dance for Jennry

Jennry Mejia got Scott Van Slyke to fan at the final pitch of the Mets’ 5-3 win over the Dodgers on Thursday night at Citi Field and broke out into a celebratory jig.

Greinke Leads Dodgers to Another Win Over Arizona

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Zack Greinke threw eight sharp innings, Yasiel Puig and Scott Van Slyke homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers added to their mastery of Arizona with a 7-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Friday night.

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