Tag Archives: Eric Karros

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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Kiké rides tall in Rose Parade

The LA Times ran a great story on Kiké and his family as they prepared to ride in the Rose Parade sitting on the City of Hope float. The Dodgers partner with the City of Hope on annual “Think Cure” cancer research fundraisers. As the Hernandez family scrambled to learn the options for treating multiple …

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Dodgers pull off the expected in a very unexpected way

Most Dodger fans knew the Dodgers were going to try to get rid of the contracts of Adrian Gonzalez and at least one of Scott Kazmir or Brandon McCarthy but no one expected them to trade all three in one big fell swoop. It helps of course that the new GM for the Braves was …

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Historical LAD ROY positional player voting results

With Cody Bellinger expected to win the NL 2017 Rookie of the Year award, let’s take a look at all the LAD position players who have gotten at least one vote for the award. In 1960 Frank Howard won over his teammate Tommy Davis and future HOF Ron Santo. Frank Howard had an illustrious career …

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1992 ROY Eric Karros was more than just great hair

When Eric Karros won the 1992 Rookie of the Year award he was the first and only LAD first baseman to win the award. The only other rookie LAD 1st baseman to ever get any votes were Greg Brock in 1983 and James Loney in 2007. Brock came in 7th place and James Loney came …

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Dicking around with LAD bWAR

With so many Dodgers having great seasons, while premature I thought it would be fun to check in on the all-time bWAR infield leaders for the Dodgers and see how the new brood is matching up. I used > 5 bWAR as the criteria Since bWAR is an accumulation stat the more you play the more you …

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LAD First half leaderboards – Home Runs

Was kind of hoping that Cody Bellinger would knock Gary Sheffield off the top of this leaderboard but his prodigious home run power fell off in July.  Bellinger ends up tied with Eric Karros for 3rd place with twenty-five home runs. I wish I could remember the great first half that Karros had in 2000 …

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Pump the brakes

I blame Vin Scully for my reticence to acknowledge that a rookie has made it no matter what they are doing. I’m startled sometimes by the things that are blazed into my brain when so many more important things fail to adhere. It was with my full support back in 1983 that Greg Brock had supplanted …

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Puig – Nobody – Pederson – Seager – Bellinger

Home runs are up all over baseball and nowhere is that more apparent than at Dodger Stadium where rookie after rookie keep launching home runs. Prior to 2014, the most LAD rookie home runs was the magic 35 by Mike Piazza in 1993. The 2nd most was 23 by Frank Howard back in 1960 before …

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LAD May RBI Leaderboard – Bellinger makes a dent

Oh so close. Bellinger ends the month of May with twenty-seven RBI but falls one RBI short of Eric Karros and Nomar Garciaparra who both drove in twenty-eight. Puig is here to remind us that he used to be great, and used to drive in runs. I kind of expect Tommy Davis or Steve Garvey …

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