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Opening Day is just a day away

The Dodgers had about as boring a spring as you can have and with the season opener just a day away everything is basically what Ken Gurnick expected back in Feb with a few minor exceptions. Ken felt that Chris Taylor was going to be the Dodgers starting second baseman. I didn’t agree but felt …

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Oh look, an actual roster battle is happening

As usual, the final position spot on the Dodgers 25 man roster has created a bit of controversy.  In the end, none of it will probably matter but as fans debate whether they would rather have top outfield prospect, Alex Verdugo make the team or journeyman infielder Brad Miller, keep in mind that last April …

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Brad Miller and Chris Taylor are together again

Some players just can’t get away from each other, Brad Miller and Chris Taylor might be an example of this. The Dodgers just inked Brad Miller to a minor league contract and he’ll make a nice insurance policy if anyone of the Dodger infielders such as Max Muncy / Corey Seager / Chris Taylor / …

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Do the Dodgers need to hold onto Joc?

A week ago I heard the Dodgers needed to trade Joc Pederson before signing A. J. Pollock but they went ahead and inked Pollock without making a deal for Joc. On the surface, it would appear that the Dodgers have a boatload of outfielders and that Joc is now expendable but I don’t see it …

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Puig and Kemp dominate Fangraphs May wRC+ leaderboard for NL outfielders

Given the Dodgers struggles to win in May it is a big surprise that the Dodgers have three players in the top ten of wRC+ for National League outfielders in the month of May. It is no surprise the Yasiel Puig is number one on the leaderboard with his 214 wRC+ as he is as …

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Max Muncy continues a Dodger tradition of sterling Dodger 24 hour debuts

Last night Max Muncy made his first start for the Dodgers and did about as well as you could do blasting a home run in his second at-bat and making a highlight reel play at 3rd base when he crossed over foul territory and fired a rocket to nail the runner at 1st base. The …

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Dodgers open 2018 different than 2017

Dodger Opening Day Roster Notes: New Dodgers compared to 2017 opening day roster – Cody Bellinger, Chris Taylor, Wilmer Font, J.T. Chargois, Josh Fields, Tony Cingrani, Scott Alexander, Kyle Farmer, Matt Kemp First time on an opening day roster – Wilmer Font, J.T. Chargois, Kyle Farmer Matt Kemp on the Dodger opening day roster for the …

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Dodgers who are en fuego

First the hitters.  Even though Keibert only has nine at-bats I wanted to include him because six for nine with only two strikeouts in his first taste of major league camp is outstanding. Estevez got no love from anybody when prospect lists were announced but he played a solid 2nd/SS and picked up four hits …

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Speedcast Nuggets

Statcast has a stat called sprint speed which is defined below. Sprint Speed is Statcast’s foot speed metric, defined as “feet per second in a player’s fastest one-second window.” The Major League average on a “max effort” play is 27 ft/sec, and the max effort range is roughly from 23 ft/sec (poor) to 30 ft/sec (elite). …

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Ten most interesting Dodgers in 2018

MLB posted their ten most interesting players for 2018 and our own (for now) Matt Kemp made the list. 9. Matt Kemp, OF, Dodgers As awkward springs go, it’ll be tough to top this one. The Dodgers reacquired their former All-Star outfielder (and the two years and $43.5 million remaining on his contract) in a complicated …

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