Tag Archives: Andre Ethier

LAD Double leader by Season

Corey Seager led the Dodgers in doubles in 2019 with 44 and hit his 44 doubles in only 541 plate appearances while Shawn Green hit his LAD best 49 doubles in 691 plate appearances. The best double per plate appearance for a LAD seasonal leader is Corey Seager in 2019 at 12.3 doubles per plate …

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LAD RF OPS+/bWAR cumulative leaderboard

Once you start looking at the cumulative leaderboard for LAD right fielders, you lose the Gary Sheffield’s and Pedro Guerrero’s because they played most of their Dodger career at other positions.  It is still a strong group, and I was curious where Puig would stand since he had six full seasons at the position under …

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LAD RF Seasonal OPS+/bWAR leaderboard

The Los Angeles Dodgers have had a plethora of fantastic right fielders which ran the gamut from Ron Fairly – Yasiel Puig so cracking the leaderboards for LAD right fielders you hade to earn it.  The names roll off your tongue, some of the greatest LAD players have been their right fielders. Frank Howard, Reggie …

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Joc Pederson joins the top five Dodger Slug% for a given month

Joc didn’t finish the month with a Slug% > .900 but his June .867 Slug% still ended up being the fifth best in the history of the Dodger franchise with at least fifty plate appearances. Player Split Year SLG PA 2B 3B HR Andre Ethier May 2010 .906 58 9 0 5 Matt Kemp April/March …

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Matt Kemp LAD Home Run leaderboard

If some fans are wondering why so many Dodger fan have embraced the return of Matt Kemp they may simply need to look toward the LAD Home Run Leaderboard. Matt Kemp has hit more home runs than any LAD outfielder in history. With his home run last night he homered for the first time at …

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2017 Good and bad Part I

Time for end of year lists and luckily for Dodger fans the year was loaded with amazing moments and stories. The Good: Puig Resurrection – Puig went from being demoted to AAA in August of 2016 to batting eight for much of the first 1/2 of 2017 to batting cleanup in game three of the …

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Did Puig measure up at age 26?

Back in February I asked if Puig could measure up to other LAD outfielders who had breakout seasons at the age of twenty-six? Even though his OPS+ was only 118, the growth he showed as the season progressed makes me say yes. He started out hitting eighth but by the time the Dodgers had gotten …

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Andre Ethier was more than 3.5

We had a joke at Dodger Thoughts when Andre Ethier was in the minor leagues that he was a 3.5. Meaning he probably wasn’t going to be good enough to be a major league starter but would be very valuable off the bench. Boy were we wrong. Many players get that label. You could say …

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How does Andre Ethier figure historically?

As expected the Dodgers bought out Andre Ethier today making him a free agent. That doesn’t mean he won’t return to the Dodgers but given the crowded left field situation, it would seem doubtful. Now that the Ethier era has ended, how does he figure historically? How about the metrics like OPS+? 22nd in OPS+ …

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Dodger free agent musings

The Dodgers have six free agents this year.  I would be comfortable with none of them returning.  Since I can’t speak for the Dodger front office I can only say what I think I’d do. Chase Utley – his postseason failures the past two years have negatively impacted the opinion of his solid regular seasons. …

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