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Dodgers dominating June

Overall Record – 51/26 – Best record in National League June Record – 18/5 – Already tied for 3rd most wins in the month of June. The record is 21 wins in 1973. As of right now, they have best-winning % in the month of June. Team Split Year W W-L% LAD June 1973 21 …

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This wasn’t how I drew up the Dodger season

Kind of expected the Dodgers to eventually be the best team in the West but I’ll be honest I kind of figured that meant: 1. Adrian Gonzalez was the 1st baseman 2. Andrew Toles was the LF 3. Chris Taylor was in AAA 4. Cody Bellinger was in AAA 5. Urias had settled in as …

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Hatcher and Stripling survive final cuts

Adam Liberatore and Josh Fields were optioned to the minors yesterday giving the Dodgers their full pitching staff. Not quite full with Baez headed to the DL. The pitching staff looks set for the time being, but it won’t be long before changes are made. Starting Rotation – Kershaw, Maeda, Hill, Ryu, McCarthy Right-Hand Bullpen …

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Building the LAD bullpen with BPV

One of the biggest questions headed into spring is who will comprise the LAD bullpen. Last week we looked at who the best options for the rotation were based on the BPV formula used by Baseball HQ to determine skills levels of pitchers. Again, this is how the BPV formula is calculated: Pitching BPV: ((Dominance …

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As postseason games go, this game had soul

I’ve been reviewing postseason box scores looking for historical games to write about, and I’ll have to admit if I saw this box score twenty years from now, it would not strike me as a particularly interesting game. That is the problem with box scores of games you never saw, they don’t really tell the …

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Year of the Rookie

Unless something happens significantly in the postseason, the 2016 LAD season will always be known as the year of the rookie. The Dodgers got an MVP type season from their rookie shortstop. Corey Seager will make the postseason roster. The Dodgers got 1190 plate appearances from rookie position players The Dodgers got 432 innings from …

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Urias scoreless streak ends and Baseball America notes on Mitch Hansen, Johan Mieses

Julio Urias AAA scoreless streak came to an end last night when he pitched in relief and gave up two runs in two innings. The streak started on April 28th and ended on July 26th. Even though the streak lasted almost three months it was only 29 innings because of the time he spent with …

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