Dodger offense blowing like a Santa Ana

Dodger fans have seen Dodger hot streaks before but I’m not sure they have seen this kind of hot streak.  June started off with the normal June gloom but as the weather turned hot, so have the Dodger bats.

Fueled by the greatest collection of young talent since the Piazza/Mondesi/Karros days the Dodgers have been hitting home runs at a historic rate.

I’m going to use Fangraphs to show just how hot this team is right now because they give me a fourteen-day breakdown which is the perfect time frame for this historic hot streak.

Using some advanced metrics over the last fourteen days:

  • The Dodgers are first in ISO at .291
  • The Dodgers are first in wOBA at .401
  • The Dodgers are first in wRC+ at 153
  • The Dodgers are first in Offensive WAR
  • The Dodgers are even tied for second in Defensive WAR

In two words to describe how hot the Dodgers have been.

Holy Shit

Team ISO wOBA wRC+ Off Def WAR
Dodgers 0.291 0.401 153 34.2 5.6 5.5
Yankees 0.232 0.386 142 27.9 1.7 4.8
Rays 0.238 0.372 136 24 -0.9 4.1
Indians 0.228 0.378 136 22.8 -1.2 4
Diamondbacks 0.219 0.385 131 18.2 0.7 3.3
Cardinals 0.248 0.359 122 13.1 0.6 2.9
Astros 0.216 0.359 127 14.4 -3.2 2.8
Marlins 0.173 0.342 110 6.2 5.6 2.7
Nationals 0.197 0.332 102 2.9 6 2.6
Giants 0.17 0.326 103 3.8 4.8 2.5
Twins 0.176 0.332 105 4.7 1 2.4
White Sox 0.167 0.347 115 10.1 -3.5 2.4
Angels 0.157 0.327 107 5.2 1.4 2.4
Royals 0.209 0.334 105 1.7 4.6 2.3
Cubs 0.218 0.335 105 3.6 4.2 2.3
Pirates 0.157 0.334 107 4.6 1.6 2.2
Mets 0.202 0.327 103 1.5 2.3 2
Rangers 0.214 0.328 100 2 1.5 2
Mariners 0.14 0.321 103 -0.2 0.7 1.9
Padres 0.19 0.332 106 4.3 -1.8 1.8
Red Sox 0.154 0.326 98 -2.7 1.4 1.8
Brewers 0.205 0.325 92 -3.7 3.8 1.7
Reds 0.185 0.317 92 -4.4 5.9 1.7
Rockies 0.162 0.346 94 -4.9 3.8 1.5
Athletics 0.157 0.324 105 2.4 -6.6 1.3
Braves 0.147 0.314 90 -8.7 4 1.2
Blue Jays 0.177 0.329 102 0.3 -3.1 1.2
Tigers 0.157 0.321 98 -3.5 -2.6 1.1
Orioles 0.179 0.316 94 -5.6 -1.3 1.1
Phillies 0.097 0.272 64 -25.5 2.8 -0.6

How about conventional statistics?

  • They are first in home runs
  • They are first in runs scored
  • They are 2nd in RBI
  • They are tied for 2nd in OBP
  • They are first in slug
  • They are first in OPS

 

Team HR R RBI OBP SLG OPS
Dodgers 32 90 87 0.382 0.585 0.967
Yankees 27 88 88 0.383 0.534 0.917
Rays 27 83 82 0.352 0.536 0.888
Indians 22 85 82 0.375 0.525 0.900
Diamondbacks 18 78 77 0.382 0.534 0.916
Cardinals 27 77 73 0.341 0.518 0.859
Astros 21 65 63 0.350 0.500 0.850
Marlins 16 74 71 0.344 0.458 0.802
Nationals 22 77 76 0.324 0.473 0.797
Giants 14 59 58 0.329 0.441 0.770
Twins 21 71 68 0.335 0.442 0.777
White Sox 15 70 66 0.351 0.469 0.820
Angels 15 73 72 0.331 0.430 0.761
Royals 22 69 66 0.318 0.478 0.796
Cubs 22 59 56 0.329 0.464 0.793
Pirates 12 59 55 0.349 0.428 0.777
Mets 23 58 55 0.321 0.453 0.774
Rangers 22 68 65 0.317 0.455 0.772
Mariners 14 69 65 0.332 0.417 0.749
Padres 21 55 55 0.331 0.442 0.773
Red Sox 14 60 58 0.340 0.426 0.766
Brewers 23 58 56 0.316 0.454 0.770
Reds 17 50 47 0.311 0.435 0.746
Rockies 13 73 70 0.352 0.462 0.814
Athletics 12 57 55 0.335 0.419 0.754
Braves 15 68 67 0.323 0.418 0.741
Blue Jays 15 46 45 0.332 0.432 0.764
Tigers 15 57 51 0.321 0.429 0.750
Orioles 19 61 59 0.306 0.435 0.741
Phillies 6 36 34 0.292 0.332 0.624
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1 Comment

  1. 68elcamino427

    Ok, so how does this compare with the 1927 Yankees?

    This seems to be what this team is morphing into.

    Like

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