Category Archives: 2017 Dodgers

LAD 14 game splits – to much good stuff

The Dodgers have a ten game winning streak and have won 13 of 14 games so let us quickly see how they have gone about it. I have a feeling that Cody Bellinger and Alex Wood are heavily involved. Dave Cameron of Fangraphs has a new column in which he likens the Dodgers to the …

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Dodgers dominating June

Overall Record – 51/26 – Best record in National League June Record – 18/5 – Already tied for 3rd most wins in the month of June. The record is 21 wins in 1973. As of right now, they have best-winning % in the month of June. Team Split Year W W-L% LAD June 1973 21 …

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LAD FFA June 19th-June 25th

Contenders for the LAD Weekly Farm Factory Award for the week ending June 25th: Alex Verdugo collected twelve hits, including five multi-hit games, and walked four times to boot. Over his last ten games, Alex has gone 21 for 42. He’s now pushed his June OPS to 1.043 and overall OPS to .880. Walker Buehler …

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Justin Turner is giving batting average new life

Batting average isn’t the end all anymore when it comes to evaluating the kind of season a player is having but it is can still catch the fans imagination when a player flirts with the magic .400 season. Justin Turner is still at .387, and as the calendar turns to late June he could set …

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Alex Wood finds home cooking to his taste

Right now Alex Wood has a career ERA at Dodger Stadium of 1.78 which would place him 6th on the all-time list for pitchers who have made at least 10 starts at Dodger Stadium. The only Dodgers on this list are Sandy Koufax and Alex Wood. Heady company indeed. Anyone who watched J. R. Richard …

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Dodger notes as they take aim on the Rockies

Lots of great stuff came through the daily Dodger press release this afternoon. One of the great secrets of a Dodger broadcast is that the Dodgers provide boatloads of stats for the broadcasters to refer to during a game. You can be sure that Joe and Orel will sample many of the stats found below. …

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Is Puig the best 8th hitter?

Much has been made about the success that Puig is having hitting out of the eight hole, which led me to wonder if Puig was the best eight hitter in baseball? The simple answer is no. He is, however, one of the best. I used 50 PA as the criteria for this which might be …

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Fourteen days of glory

This is what it looks like when everyone is hitting. Enjoy it, because it rarely happens that the top of the lineup is in synch with the middle of the lineup, while still having the bottom of the lineup cleaning everything up. Using Fangraphs once again for their fourteen-day splits: I know it is just …

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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 …

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Dennis Santana opens eyes in California League All-Star game

According to Kyle Glaser of Baseball America, Dennis Santana opened some eyes with his one inning of work in the California League All-Star game. • Rancho Cucamonga righthander Dennis Santana opened eyes, sitting in the mid-90s with his sinker and flashing a devastating low-80s slider and mid-80s changeup. The Dodgers prospect struck out two in …

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