Category Archives: 2016 LAD By the numbers

It takes a lot to score a LAD catcher

AJ Ellis has now gone 74 at-bats without scoring a run. I was wondering how that places him historically so I ran the numbers this morning and to no one’s surprise the leaderboard is filthy with catchers. Doug Camilli sits on top of the scoreless leaderboard with 105 at bats over 36 games. He basically didn’t …

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Chase Utley’s six hits – by the numbers

Chase Utley collected six hits in yesterday’s loss to the Orioles, the most he has ever collected. Six hits is a special number in baseball, a feat accomplished only 103 times in the history of baseball. Chase Utley was the 3rd oldest player to collect at least six hits in a game. The oldest were …

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LAD – by the numbers 07/04/16

Dodgers starters have figured in the winning decision four games in a row, the last time they accomplished that was May 22nd – May 25. That was done by Stripling, Kershaw, Bolsinger, and Kazmir. Only Kazmir is still in the rotation,  and Kazmir was once again part of the current quartet to pull if off, …

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LAD – by the numbers 7/3/16 – home cooking hot

A. J. Ellis has now gone two months without scoring a run, after scoring seven in April, and one on May 1st. Following their victory over the Rockies last night, the Dodgers have won eight in a row at home. They are now 16 – 3 at home since May 17th. With the Giants meltdown …

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LAD – by the numbers 06/29/16

Adrian Gonzalez loves Miller park so much that in 136 plate appearances  he has the highest BA (.420), highest OBP (.507),  and highest slugging percentage (.795) of his career at Miller park.  No wonder that last night he might have broken out of his season-long slump by getting on base five times via three hits, …

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Dodger Left fielders, by the numbers

I’ll let the numbers speak for themselves. Evidently Dave Roberts has the stats on mute. These stats are the stats  only when the player is playing left field. Split PA BA OBP SLG OPS Howie Kendrick 86 0.169 0.256 0.234 0.490 Trayce Thompson 59 0.296 0.356 0.556 0.911 Enrique Hernandez 77 0.174 0.260 0.362 0.622 …

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LAD – By the numbers 06/25/16

Dodgers six-game winning streak was snapped,  but with Puig’s home run, the Dodgers have now homered in fourteen consecutive games. The last time the Dodgers hit fourteen consecutive home runs was in June of 2001. In June of 1977,  the team hit home runs in fifteen consecutive games.  That was the team that had four …

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LAD – By the numbers 06/21/17

After struggling with one run games the Dodgers have won their last four, improving to 11-13 overall in one run games. After 73 games the Dodgers are 40 – 33, the exact same record they had in 2015 after 73 games. The Dodgers have homered in 12 consecutive games. The last time the Dodgers homered in …

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