HDWEB: Ervin Santana sits, Hanley Ramirez surprises, snot rockets, and dugout farts

In today's HOW DARE WE ENJOY BASEBALL, we ponder Ervin Santana's continued joblessness, we love HanRam's team chemistry efforts, we ask what we should expect from Masahiro Tanaka, and then maybe we watch some snot rockets and dugout farts if you're into that sort of thing. YES!

Good afternoon HDWEB'ers, it's March 10th and Ervin Santana still doesn't have a job. Here's everything you need to know.

If you have ideas or suggestions, send 'em my way at @justinbopp.

Are you worried about Dodgers team chemistry?

  • Don't forget, "you can't buy team chemistry."
  • I think the Dodgers are going to be OK, whether or not this video indicates the hey-look-we're-having-fun-I-swear-it nature of spring training. I'll stick with the old cliche for now: it's easy to have chemistry when you're winning. I just expect the Dodgers to win a lot, that's all.

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As far as catching depth is considered, neither John Ryan Murphy or Austin Romine seem destined for the major league team out of camp, but they're not being played like that's the case. Among all position players, Murphy has been in the second highest amount of games (7) with the second most at-bats (13).

Romine is a little behind in both categories (5 and 11), but that's still more than a handful of projected MLB regulars have gotten. As for pitching, aside for a few relievers and some players that are assured a roster spot, David Phelps (4.2) and Adam Warren (4.1) have pitched the most innings.

    The Ervin Santana saga of sadness:

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    (splitter-throwing pitchers in red)

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    (Just a reminder that this beautiful moment from last season still exists)

    Have suggestions or want to be featured in HDWEB? Send links to Justin at @justinbopp and hashtag #HDWEB.

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