Tag Archives: Dee Gordon

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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What is Dee Gordon?

It has been 2 1/2 years since the Dee Gordon trade that had all sorts of moving parts. Over those three years, we have won the trade several times, lost the trade several times, and even now,  have to wonder just who is Dee Gordon? Is he the batting champion of 2015?  His first year …

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Justin Turner inches closer to another homerless April

Last year Justin Turner became the 2nd LAD starting 3rd baseman to ever go homerless in the time frame of March/April.  The key criteria is starting 3rd baseman. Turner is just three games away from turning the same trick in 2017. Given how successful his 2016 season was after not hitting a home run in …

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Blast from the Past – Go Go Go

With Phil on vacation here is a blast from the past with Easter just around the corner. Almost three years to the day, Dee Gordon was enthralling Dodger fans with his blend of speed and excitement. I hearkened back to the day of Maury Wills, and the inaugural season of Dodger Stadium when Maury captivated Dodger …

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Maimi Marlin preview – Dee Gordon edition

The Miami Marlins as recently as July 27th  were the number two seed in the Wild Card race with a 55-46 record. The pythag said they were playing over their heads and that they should be playing a .518 clip not a .545 clip. Pythag was right. They are currently 69 – 71 with pythag saying …

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LAD All-Stars 2000 – 2017, Clayton Kershaw era

Here is a link to all of the LAD All-Stars. Quick 21st-century LAD All-Star notes: The most all-stars this century are the current six in 2017 The Dodgers have a rookie all-star three years in a row with Joc Pederson, Corey Seager, and Cody Bellinger. This will be Kershaw’s 7th straight all-star appearance. Andre Ethier, …

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