Tag Archives: Carl Crawford

Justin Turner and the LAD Postseason 3-Run Dong

Justin Turner isn’t just hitting home runs this postseason, he is hitting three-run home runs and is now the first Dodger to ever hit a three-run home run in both the NLDS and NLCS. The only other LAD with multiple three-run home runs in the postseason is Ron Cey who hit one in the 1978 and …

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Isn’t it time we stop giving up on players?

For anyone who follows baseball the slump is part of the game.  Players slump for many reasons but rarely does that slump mean the player is done. Sometimes it is true, but given how many times I’ve read that a player is done, it is rarely true.  You can quote new stats but do they …

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LAD Postseason home run trivia

The grand slam is the holy grail but the three-run home run almost does the same amount of damage and is just as close to my heart. Vin Scully loved cheers, and nothing brings out the roar of the crowd like a three run or grand slam home run. Here are some LAD postseason trivia on …

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Three years ago today Juan Uribe lit up LA

The Dodgers have had several notable games on October 7th, but maybe none more memorable than the Juan Uribe game on 10/7/2013. Eric Stephen had all the special moments. Craig Minami and I were seated in the Loge down the left field line so we got a great view of that majestic home run. I feel …

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Scott Van Slyke finally contributes to the 2016 Dodgers

SVS has had a rough start to the 2016 season.  When Andre Ethier went down it was expected that SVS would take up the slack and possibly get full-time at bats but after just a few appearances, a back injury would sideline Scott until June. Once activated in June, Scott sat on the bench and …

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Dodger outfield is as hot as the San Fernando Valley in Sept

All the Dodgers starting team, and key bench players are on fire, but leading the charge has been the starting outfield. All stats are courtesy of Fangraphs.com. Notice that three of them have a plus .600 slug %. Strangely enough, it is Carl Crawford with the highest Slug%.  SVS has the strange stat of a …

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Dodger Briefs – Aug 20th, 2014

Prospect Jose De Leon hurled a game score gem of 78 last night.  In what might have been the best minor league game pitched all season, De Leon hurled six shutout innings, struck out fourteen, nary a walk, only four hits. In two starts since being promoted to the Loons of the Midwest League, De …

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