Category Archives: 2018 Dodgers

JUNE DINGERS

It isn’t your imagination if you think this version of the Los Angeles Dodgers loves the month of June.  It was the same for this group in June of 2017 when they slugged fifty-three home runs. Of course, home runs aren’t the only offensive stat, and they actually had a better OPS in July while …

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How do you play your five hottest hitters when you only have four positions for them?

The Dodgers have four positions for five very hot hitters.  Matt Kemp has been here all along,  Max Muncy announced himself in mid – April, Yasiel Puig joined the party in Mid May,  Joc Pederson got the call last weekend, and Cody Bellinger showed up this week. The June numbers are ridiculous for these fab …

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Dodgers start and end successful roadtrip with bullpen games

By any measure, the recent Dodger road trip through the Rocky Mountains and Pittsburgh was a resounding success but it wasn’t easy and Dennis Santana was as involved as anyone could be who only got fourteen outs in those six games. On the first game of the road trip, the Dodgers decided to use Dennis …

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How did the Dodgers resurrect their season?

On May 16th the Dodgers were 16 – 26 and had lost six games in a row to the likes of the Cincinnati Reds and Miami Marlins. They were only 8.5 games out of 1st place because the Arizona Diamondbacks were involved in their own freefall. The Dodgers are now 30 – 30 and very …

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Can Dodgers continue to ride the Oklahoma pitching train?

Only one Dodger is still standing at the moment from the opening day rotation, thus the Dodgers have repeatedly dipped into their AAA affiliate at Oklahoma to replenish the battered rotation. Caleb Ferguson will be following in the footsteps of Walker Buehler, Brock Stewart, and Dennis Santana. Walker Buehler, for now, looks like a permanent …

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LAD debut starts in the 21st century

Dennis Santana didn’t get to make this list due to the Dodgers sleight of hand regarding who started and who relieved last week,  but from what I gather, Caleb Ferguson will actually start the game tonight so I thought we could look at all the debut starts for the Dodgers. I limited this to the …

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Max Muncy laughs at the MLB draft

Most of the baseball world will be looking at their new draft picks and salivating about things to come, and certainly, the Dodgers have done well enough in the draft to brag about the likes of 2016 ROY Corey Seager, 2017 ROY Cody Bellinger, and newest Dodger rookie sensation Walker Buehler. They were picked number …

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Dennis Santana about to go where no Dodger has ever gone before.

The pressure over making your first major league start must be heady stuff, but imagine making your first major league start at Coors Field? That is what Dennis Santana is going to do tonight and no Dodger has ever done this. Below are the Dodger who have made starts at Coors within their first five …

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Kenta Maeda lights up the game score leaderboard

Late Wednesday Night the Dodgers had just lost to the Marlins again and the pit of despair was looming large three thousand miles away in Los Angeles. The tunnel was dark and fans couldn’t see any glimmer of light as they tried to make their way into positive energy.  Just as the last rays of …

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Dodger pitching finds the footing just in time

The Dodgers went into the weekend against the Nationals without Clayton Kershaw and came away with three victories as Ross Stripling saved the rotation and the bullpen saved the rotation when Rich Hill ripped off a blister and didn’t record one out in his start. Kenta Maeda got the pitching rolling with a fantastic getaway …

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