Schebs and Kemp go boom boom & boom
I can’t help but LIMH when a player I like has a big day. Tonight Scott Schebler and Matt Kemp made me smile as the two ex-Dodger right fielders wrecked havoc upon their competition. Matt Kemp helped the Dodgers by blasting a three run run home run to lead the Braves to a 3 – 1 victory over the 2nd place Giants. Scott Schebler didn’t help the Dodgers any but he did hit two home runs tonight and drove in five runs playing RF for the Reds.
Now I can understand how strange that sounds. The last time a Dodger RF hit two home runs and drove in five runs was probably when Puig was one of the best players in baseball, not some AAA player on a time out.
Oh wait, upon further review, it gets better. The last time a Dodger right fielder hit two home runs and drove in five runs was the second game of Yasiel Puig’s career. Ha ha ha
Just for fun Scott Schebler has six home runs and 25 RBI in August in 84 at bats.
Josh Reddick has zero home runs, zero RBI in 82 at bats
For the season the Dodgers right fielders have hit .233 / .301 / .369. Those numbers looked a lot better on July 31st. They would look worse without the three rookies Thompson, Toles , and Segedin.
I’m sure this will all work out with Reddick, but you have to think it is starting to enter Dave Roberts mind that Toles might be the better option in RF. Sure going to get interesting when Andre is ready come September.