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Espinosa shows off versatility by playing in left field

Jun 8, 2015, 8:02 AM EST

Washington Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa (8) heads to the clubhouse after a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park, Friday, June 5, 2015, in Washington. Espinosa had a three-run homer. The Nationals won 7-5. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Danny Espinosa knew there was a pretty good chance he’d come off the bench in the late innings of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Chicago Cubs. He just didn’t know it’d be like this.

With Michael A. Taylor moving to centerfield after Denard Span was removed due to back spasms and other options unavailable, Nationals manager Matt Williams needed a left fielder to start the eighth inning in a pinch. Enter Espinosa, the career middle infielder who, aside from shagging a few flyballs in warmups, had never made an appearance in the outfield in an actual game. So all he had as he trotted to left was his limited experience — and, of course, a new outfielders glove.

“It was Jayson Werth’s, I think,” Espinosa said. “I don’t know.”

It was the second time this year that the 28-year-old showed how his athleticism makes him a plug-and-play option seemingly anywhere on the field. Coming into 2015, Espinosa had never played at third base or in the outfield, and now he’s done both less than two-and-a-half months into the season. In all, he’s played at four different spots.

“We know what he can do,” Williams said. “He hasn’t had any game situations out there because we have outfielders and he’s been playing everyday at his normal position. If need arises, he can certainly play there, he’s a good athlete.”

He never got a chance to make a defensive putout in the final two innings, but Espinosa spoke afterward on how many adjustments he had to make to get comfortable.

“Just the depth, probably I guess,” he said “Just knowing where you are depth-wise, whether you want to be farther back or where you’re supposed to be that way. I was in the dugout and [first base and outfield coach] Tony Tarasco was helping me out, so I felt fine.”

Versatility aside, Espinosa’s quietly had a bounce-back season for the Nats; he’s second on the team only to Bryce Harper in both home runs (7) and OPS (.820). And since his role has changed now that everyday second baseman Anthony Rendon has returned to the lineup, he doesn’t mind how he finds his way back onto the field.

“I don’t care,” he said. “Get in the game, get in the game. You know? I enjoy playing up the middle and playing third base. Outfield is completely new for me, so just get in the game and help the team.”

  1. Ghost of Steve M. - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:12 AM

    Turns out Danny doesn’t own an outfielders glove, not yet anyway.

    When he gets another chance who knows, MW said it correctly “he can certainly play there. He’s a good athlete”.

    • rayvil01 - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:18 AM

      The more versatile he becomes the more valuable he becomes. It’s a sign of growing maturity that he took this in stride and enjoyed it. That’s quite the contrast to the portrayal of him as sulking and fuming when he went back down to the Minors.

      Who would have projected this kind of break out season for this guy this year? I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t.

      • nats128 - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:20 AM

        rayvil01,

        Good point. That just adds to this Zobrist versatility. I was hoping to see Danny charge a ball and throw someone out.

        Sounds kinda like hes been thinking of where he can play!

        “Get in the game, get in the game. You know? I enjoy playing up the middle and playing third base. Outfield is completely new for me, so just get in the game and help the team.”

    • jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:19 AM

      Ghost,

      I thought your idea was reasonable and I said so, in fact I thought it was asinine for MW to take his 2nd hottest hitter out of the lineup when you are struggling the way we are. I even have a modified version of your idea; why not leave Rendon at 3rd and Espinosa at 2nd and play Escobar in left? I mean if Adam Dunn, Josh Willingham, Michael Morse and Tyler Moore can play left I am sure Esco can too and likely much better.

      • Doc - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:27 AM

        If Adam Dunn could play LF, any live being can play it—including my ball hawk Lab, Sammy!

      • natsfan1a - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:36 AM

        Don’t sleep on my cat. He likes to catch flies.

      • ArVAFan - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:39 AM

        +1 to Natsfan1a

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:59 AM

        Your idea makes more sense as that gives you your best infield. Interesting idea.

        Esco could do it if they went in that direction. Like Espi, Esco has answered the call. Team before self. Have to like it.

      • Guapo - Jun 9, 2015 at 11:11 AM

        The best defensive lineup would be Escobar at SS, Espinosa 2B, and Desmond in LF.

    • infideljack - Jun 8, 2015 at 1:46 PM

      Did you see the smile on Danny’s face when he took the field?
      This guy seems truly excited to be playing.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Jun 8, 2015 at 1:48 PM

        Exactly. It’s fun again and he will take 1st if they asked him. Espizobrist.

  2. rabbit433 - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:13 AM

    Actually, with the team we’re fielding, 1/2 game out and three games over .500 is quite good! Maybe we aren’t the super team everyone initially thought we would be, but neither is any other team.

    • nats128 - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:18 AM

      Thats very true. I think the trade deadline will seperate teams.

    • NatsLady - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:18 AM

      Yeah. Complete waste of energy winning all those games like the Cards…

      • rayvil01 - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:25 AM

        We’re going to get our injuries out of the way. Come money time the Cards will be the ones all banged up.

        That’s my theory and I’m sticking with it. Speaking of sticking, I need more hat pins for that Cardinals voodoo doll.

      • Ghost of Steve M. - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:38 AM

        Cards lost Wainwright and so far you’d never know it.

      • rayvil01 - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:16 AM

        I don’t think losing one pitcher, even a very good one, has the same impact on a team as losing multiple first-line position players. We’ve had that AND have lost two SPs.

  3. micksback1 - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:38 AM

    I just assume this a lull right now. I hope so. If JZim is not focused on this team and thinking about his off season free agency (which is what I think is going on), trade his ass now.

    • jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:10 AM

      mick,

      what’s wrong with you? JZim has been money for about a month straight. Every pitcher has an off day, doesn’t mean his head isn’t into the game or that he’s not trying. Besides, your theory is bizare. As a free agent to be you should be ultra focused so that you get the best contract possible.

      • micksback1 - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:59 AM

        my theory is bizarre??

        Reconcile then Ian Desmond who is also a free agent and has lost at least 10 million in value and still dropping as his dismal season continues? Obviously one would think that a free agent would play their best. However, human nature also has the side of if a player I not emotionally invested in a place he knows he is leaving that the focus is not the same. Also, he has no been money for about a month and if you are looking at W and L record, that is deceiving.

      • micksback1 - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:05 AM

        I also said if he is no focused trade him, I did no say trade him at face value.

      • Sec 3, My Sofa - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:56 PM

        Or, to put it into another analogy, the best golfers in the world have their triple-bogey days. It happens to the best. To imply some moral flaw like selfishness or laziness to a guy who’s widely recognized as hard-working and professional is just pointlessly malicious, and very unfair.

    • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:52 AM

      Piling on:

      Mick, no offense, but I think you’re comment is a classic case of no-perspective — even forgetting JZ’s most recent start before this one! (Remember? He went 8 innings, 6 hits, no runs? Against the club that led all of MLB in runs scored?)

      In JZ’s prior 6 starts, JZ had 6 quality starts, and went 3-0 with ERA of 1.54 — he’s a workhorse who hasn’t missed a start this year. He’s been heads and shoulders better than any other starter for the Nats except for Scherzer.

      • unkyd59 - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:59 AM

        I’ll add a hearty WTF, to Mick’s comment…. Silliness….

      • micksback1 - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:05 AM

        I have a better perspective than you think and I bet most would agree that JZim is not the same pitcher as last season even from 2013

      • Sec 3, My Sofa - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:27 AM

        I bet most would agree that JZim is not the same pitcher as last season even from 2013

        Most minus this one, anyway.

        I’m sure he’s the same. He has the same number, same locker, and everything. But seriously, he’s had two bad outings in two months. That’s who he is. As FP likes to say, this isn’t Nintendo.

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:59 AM

        I bet most would agree that JZim is not the same pitcher as last season even from 2013… But seriously, he’s had two bad outings in two months. That’s who he is. As FP likes to say, this isn’t Nintendo.

        We’re in early June, he’s had two bad outings.

        In 2013, by June 15, he also had two very bad outings — which, btw, occurred in the space of under 3 weeks.

        I think it’s far too early to say that he’s not the same pitcher.

      • Sec 3, My Sofa - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:49 AM

        That said, maybe all the wear and tear is starting to show. Lot of mileage on that arm.

  4. alexva6 - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:42 AM

    now that Rendon is back you can’t carry Danny and Uggla.

    maybe Rizzo can find someone to give him something for Uggla, maybe not.

    they need to bring up den Decker and keep Span rested.

    • Hiram Hover - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:19 AM

      Seems a little odd you would make this comment in a thread about Danny playing LF, and not even acknowledge that.

      • alexva6 - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:30 AM

        the fact that Danny was forced into playing LF is exactly my point. we need another outfielder.

        I would have Danny playing games at 2d, SS and 3rd to keep the regulars rested and keep him in the lineup 3-4 times a week for as long as he maintains his effectiveness at the plate.

    • infideljack - Jun 8, 2015 at 4:15 PM

      I do not care where Danny plays as long as we have his consistent bat in the line. Forget the past, this year is all that counts this year. He is probably the only guy that can play all 9 positions and not embarrass himself or hurt the team defensively. The other option is to bench Desmond, but I do not see that happening.
      As for Uggla, he has accepted his bench role and I believe his is 4 for 9 in that role. He is also good enough at 2nd base to rest any one of the infielders since Danny and Escobar are versatile.

  5. natsguy - Jun 8, 2015 at 8:55 AM

    I’m trying to keep positive about this team. I didn’t watch yesterday, didn’t need the negativity. Turned out to be a good idea. I do have to say one thing, these guys are really boring to watch. Even the really bad teams from 2006 to 2010 were at least interesting. Just a thought.

    • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:56 AM

      these guys are really boring to watch

      During May they were incredibly exciting to watch, including a number of come-from-behind victories, classic nail-biters (two 1-0 wins in a row against the then first place NY Mets), Harper playing like Superman, two walk-offs (against Braves and Yankees!) 10 days apart — the second being RZ’s 10th walk-off, with two outs in the bottom of the 10th etc.

      Perspective, perspective . . . .

      • natsguy - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:01 AM

        Depends on your perspective. These guys are very predictable right now.

      • soonernat - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:05 PM

        +1

      • soonernat - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:07 PM

        My +1 is for wonk…not natsguy. I do like wonk’s perspective!!!

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:07 PM

        very predictable right now.

        Of course — they’re in a losing streak where they are hardly scoring any runs. Of course that’s going to be boring. But that is very temporary, and, overall, this year is light years more fun to watch than 2006 thru 2010 (which was what I was addressing).

    • Sweet. Fancy. Charles. - Jun 8, 2015 at 3:59 PM

  6. jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:16 AM

    I was very impressed with Joe Ross on Saturday but did any one else think the move was bizarre?. They took Cole out of his start on Wednesday, brought him up every one thought so he could start on Saturday, never used him in any game and then replaced him on Saturday with Ross. What did he do to change people’s minds? kick someones dog?

    BTW, have seen Ross this one time you have to really like his future. If we don’t sign any free agent starters this off season there will be an open slot in the rotation and I think I like this kid’s chances of grabbing that slot.

    • natsjackinfl - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:20 AM

      The development staff and the Nats senior talent evaluators have followed Joe closely and are counting on him to be in the mix for the starting staff next season.

      Getting him in the Souza trade was no accident. The Nats knew what they were getting.

      • jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:25 AM

        That deal was a grade A heist, wasn’t it?

      • natsjackinfl - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:42 AM

        I think the Nats did very well for themselves but it looks like both the Rays and the Padres are OK with their take in the deal.

  7. jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:24 AM

    I am beginning to form a very negative opinion of MW as a major league manager. Asking Uggla to bunt twice no less, moving RZim to the #2 spot in the order in front of Harper, not finding a spot for Espi in the lineup after what was possibly his best game on Saturday are just a few of the moves I have seen lately that really give me some food for thought about MW.

    It’s a basically accepted fact that MW really crapped the bed during the playoffs last year but I was willing to see if he has grown from the experience and frankly I am not impressed.

    • Joe Seamhead - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:40 AM

      Many of the moves he has made reek of desperation. But between injuries, underperforming players, and a colander for a bullpen, this team is pretty desperate, and the reek is real.

  8. ArVAFan - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:41 AM

    Things I’d never thought I’d say:

    “Who needs Zobrist? We’ve got Espinosa!”

    “Oh, good, Uggla’s pinch-hitting!” (for the Nats)

    But that’s baseball, and that’s why they play the games (and that’s why we watch them).

    • infideljack - Jun 8, 2015 at 1:55 PM

      Did you see the smile on Danny’s face when he took the field?
      This guy seems truly excited to be playing.

    • infideljack - Jun 8, 2015 at 1:57 PM

      I think Uggla is 4 for 9 off the bench. Seems like he is doing his job well.
      He has embraced his role on the team and has been a positive addition.

      • simalex - Jun 8, 2015 at 7:28 PM

        I’ve been really surprised by Uggla, and even more so from Danny. Really happy for them both.

  9. adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:43 AM

    Sentences one would have never thought one would hear:

    Espinosa [is] second on the team only to Bryce Harper in both home runs (7) and OPS (.820).

    • Theophilus T.S. - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:50 AM

      As much a comment on the team as it is about Espinosa.

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:56 AM

        Indeed . . . .

      • jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:57 AM

        Yes and no. Espi ranks 4th in the NL among 2nd basemen behind only Dee Gordon, Joe Panik and Colton Wong.
        On the Nats he is 2nd in WAR to Bryce Harper.

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:27 AM

        Espi ranks 4th in the NL among 2nd basemen behind only Dee Gordon, Joe Panik and Colton Wong.

        Wow! I hadn’t realized that, either.

        Yet another sentence that I never thought I would hear this year!

    • ITGSOT - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:32 AM

      Strasburg bottom-feeding the league in ERA, WHIP, BAA etc etc.

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:59 AM

        Yep.

        As they say (and somebody said above) that’s why they play the game.

        (And that’s why we keep watching!)

      • Sec 3, My Sofa - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:32 AM

        Strasburg bottom-feeding the league in ERA, WHIP, BAA etc etc.

        What does that even mean, “bottom-feeding the league”? He’s feeding the bottom of the league?

  10. Joe Seamhead - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:54 AM

    Doug Fister made his first rehab start yesterday for Syracuse.Judge for yourself:
    3.2 IP, 2 R’s, 1 earned, 7 hits, 1HR

    • jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 9:59 AM

      Among other Notable pitchers who were hammered yesterday you have A.J.Cole, Sammy Solis and Lucas Giolito.

      Bad day.

    • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:01 AM

      Without knowing any more than what you wrote, my judgement is: “umm, I think he needs another rehab start…”

    • Hiram Hover - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:10 AM

      I don’t care too much about the results (sorry, Syracuse fans).

      More about the durability and how he feels afterwards. Wish he had made it more than 3.2 innings, and the reports that he was mostly throwing 82-84mph are not encouraging.

    • infideljack - Jun 8, 2015 at 1:59 PM

      Needs a bit more rest.

  11. Section 222 - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:01 AM

    Hi everyone. Miss me? It’s time for the slightly delayed 18-game report.

    It’s a little hard to remember, but after Game 36, at the end of the last 18-game chunk of the season, the Nats were just 19-17 for the season. That’s because they were 7-11 to open the season, so while their great 12-6 stretch ignited by the Dan Uggla game winning homer on April 28 turned the season around, they were climbing out of a big hole.

    They started the third 18-game stretch of the season by winning 8 of the next 9 games to get to 27-18 on May 27, 9 games over .500. The pitching was great, the lineup was clicking, But then came that ugly sweep by the lowly Reds (with Stras going to the DL after his start on May 29), and a losing series against the slugging Blue Jays. With the opening game loss to the Cubs, we stood at 29-25 after 54 games.

    Things seem pretty dismal, but that’s still 10-8 for the set. 10-8 over and over again yields 90 wins. It’s true that the Nats haven’t shown the kind of consistency we’d hope for, and we’ve had some serious shortcomings in the offense recently, but 29-25 is by no means a disaster for the first third of the season of the season. In 2012, the Nats were 32-22 after 54 games. But in both 2013 and 2014, they were 27-27. So I think it’s fair to say that the season could go either way at this point.

    My guess, and hope, is that goes the way of 2014, not 2013. Mostly because of the returned of Tony Two Bags, and continued dominance of one Bryce Harper. At the end of the last 18 gamer, I noted Harper’s otherwordly slashline for that stretch — .351/.479/.842/1.321 with 7 HRs, 14 BBs, and 20 RBIs. So has he come back to earth yet? Um, nope. His slashline for games 37-54 was: .386/.521/.807/1.328 with 6 HRs, 15 BBs, and 14 RBIs. Goodness. And now, he’s got some protection with TTB back in the lineup. That bodes well for the next 18 games and the rest of the season.

    It’s good to be back.

    • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:28 AM

      Welcome back.

      My guess, and hope, is that goes the way of 2014, not 2013. Mostly because of the returned of Tony Two Bags, and continued dominance of one Bryce Harper

      And one Max Scherzer . . . .

    • jd - Jun 8, 2015 at 10:34 AM

      Deuces it’s good to have you back. IMO the concept of protection is 95% nonsense. If protection was a factor Harper wouldn’t have accumulated the numbers he has. The idea that teams walk hitters on purpose if they don’t fear the hitter behind them is counter intuitive. If you put runners on base you will give up more runs, regardless. If protection was a factor Bonds wouldn’t have hit all these home runs.

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:15 AM

        I think protection is a factor, although much less than many seem to talk about (but more than the guys who say it’s no factor). The guy in front of Harper doesn’t get IBBs. And, if Bonds had a guy like Bonds hitting behind hiim, Bonds would have gotten fewer IBB’s.

        Consider this: the Nats have received 17 IBB’s this year thus far. Over half — nine of them — are to the #8 hitter. Why? Because the #8 hitter has zero protection.

        But much more of a factor, which I think jd was referring to, is the game situation. For example, many times Harper gets “unintentional intentional walks”, so to speak. But yesterday when Harper was up with two guys on, you knew he wasn’t going to get one of those — that he was going to get pitched to.

      • Section 222 - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:22 AM

        Yeah, I tend to agree with you. Mostly, if first base is open, Bryce will not get pitches to hit. Still, I’d rather have TTB hitting behind him than just about anyone on the team.

      • jfmii - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:38 PM

        It is interesting to note Leland in the early 90’s batted the Pirates’ best hitter by a long shot, Bonds, 5th to protect the middling 3 and 4 hitters, Van Slyke and Bonilla.

    • Joe Seamhead - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:13 AM

      Glad to have you back. Now, where’s SJM 308? Haven’t heard much from him since his knee replacement surgery.

    • infideljack - Jun 8, 2015 at 2:07 PM

      Welcome back triple duece. Don’t forget the role of Espinosa bringing us unexpected offense at the bottom of the lineup. I know Ramos wants to start 120 games, but I would like to see a lot more of Lobaton. He needs more AB’s and Ramos needs to save something for October.

  12. Joe Seamhead - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:40 AM

    Yesterday there were 2 throws to the plate by Nats outfielders. The first one, in the top of the 4th, Herrara hit a line drive single to Harper and Bryce air mailed a throw to Ramos that was maybe a hair high. Ramos caught it on the fly, but couldn’t turn and get down quick enough to apply the tag to Denorfia. The throw, though not perfect, seemed to have had the runner beat, but Wilson was just not quick enough to make the turn to get the tag. It appeared that he tried to make a high tag, but maybe would’ve got the out if he had went lower on the attempt.

    http://m.mlb.com/video/v149680883/?c_id=mlb

    Later, Taylor made a one hop throw that Ramos caught low and was able to make the tag on Montero.

    http://m.mlb.com/video/v149754383/?c_id=mlb

    On a positive note Wilson Ramos caught both balls, but I again really believe he should’ve made both plays.

    • Sec 3, My Sofa - Jun 8, 2015 at 11:56 AM

      There was a significant difference in the plays, though. Taylor’s throw beat Montero to home by a few steps, he was out by quite a bit. On Denorfia, it was going to be bang-bang even if the throw had been perfect, and perfectly handled (Ramos may have been too far from the plate, I think, but that may be a side-effect of the new rule), and with the throw as it was, and Denorfia’s slide away from the tag, I don’t think Ramos had much of a shot.

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:03 PM

        Agreed. With a throw from RF, the catcher has to do almost 180 turn — not so with a throw from LF.

        (Ramos may have been too far from the plate, I think, but that may be a side-effect of the new rule)

        I was listening on the radio when that happened, and that’s exactly what Charlie and Dave were suggesting — that he was in front of the plate (good), but a bit too far in front (bad), b/c of the new rule.

        They were also speculating that perhaps a catcher ought to spin with the idea of simply putting the glove on the ground in front of the plate, instead of ever trying to tag the runner (since the catcher is spinning, and the runner is now always going to slide wide behind the plate to avoid a tag).

        Intriguing idea, I thought.

      • adcwonk - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:05 PM

        I wrote: “putting the glove on the ground in front of the plate” — for that phrase I meant “in front” as “in the basepath where the runner in coming from” (as opposed to “in front of the plate towards the field — like where you would catch a throw from RF”)

      • infideljack - Jun 8, 2015 at 2:12 PM

        Did Bryce have a shot at getting an out at second? That is my question because that runner was ignored by Bob and FP. I do not remember if that would have been the 3rd out.

      • Joe Seamhead - Jun 8, 2015 at 2:51 PM

        Did Bryce have a shot at getting an out at second? That is my question because that runner was ignored by Bob and FP. I do not remember if that would have been the 3rd out.

        A very good question, and the answer is Denorfia would’ve been the 3rd out at the plate. Herrara advanced to 2nd on the throw, where he was subsequently stranded.

  13. Joe Seamhead - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:17 PM

    Speaking of Ramos and gloves, I thought a few games ago that he had switched gloves to a more a flexible style mitt, which he has been using for the past week, or so. Has anybody else noticed that?

    • Sec 3, My Sofa - Jun 8, 2015 at 12:47 PM

      Not me, but I sure hope so. I’ve said all along, only half in jest, that he catches (or not) like he’s using a brand new glove that isn’t broken in. He seems to me to get a bit skillet-handed on throws.

      • Sweet. Fancy. Charles. - Jun 8, 2015 at 4:01 PM

        *mitt
        a brand new mitt.

        Gloves have separate fingers.

    • nattygoats - Jun 8, 2015 at 5:38 PM

      All I noticed is that he is fat and slow and stinks at applying tags. Never have I seen such a pathetic athlete

  14. nattygoats - Jun 8, 2015 at 5:36 PM

    Danny has saved this teams Arse over and over. He deserves to play and should play. Not because he is the FofF or because he was kidnapped or because he has potential but is fd in the head but because he has produced. Let Him Play

  15. janebeard - Jun 9, 2015 at 11:49 AM

    I am just seriously glad Danny is doing so well.

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