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OTDIB – May 16th – The Shaggy one drives in eight

On this date in baseball May 16th May 16th, 2008 – Ex-Dodger Jayson Werth drives in eight runs Jayson Werth ties the Phillies’ single-game RBI record when he drives in eight runs in Philadelphia’s 10-3 win over Toronto. The 28 year-old center fielder, who equals the franchise mark shared Kitty Bransfeld (1910), Gavvy Cravath (1915), …

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OTDIB – May 12th, 2015 – Stanton clears Dodger Stadium

May 12th, 2015 – Stanton gets even for the Dodgers not drafting him. Giancarlo Stanton becomes the fourth player to hit a home run out of Dodger Stadium, joining McGwire (1999), Mike Piazza (1997), and Willie Stargell, who accomplished the feat twice (1969, 1973). The jaw-dropping first-inning blast off Mike Bolsinger, estimated to have travelled …

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Bellinger and the LAD multiple HR multiple position list

Eric Stephen put together a nice list of the exploits by Cody Bellinger based on what he had done in his first eleven career games. However, the one stat that fascinates me was the one where he had hit multiple home runs from multiple positions. I had to update this column because Cody Bellinger keeps …

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Final fWAR iteration

We have done the best fWAR for pitchers for this decade and the last ten years. We have done the best fWAR for hitters for this decade, so now it is time to do best in the last ten years. This will be my post on the work that Bobby Down did with fWAR. Time …

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Murphy drives in four

but Dodgers still manage to eek out a one-run victory to send both teams back to the Nations Capital for the deciding game five on Thursday night. On Monday the Dodgers held Murphy in check and lost handily 8 – 3, on Tuesday Murphy, drove in four of the Nationals five runs and yet the …

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Corey Seager keeping pace with Piazza

The LAD offense continued to sputter last night but not Corey Seager who launched a massive home run to right center against ex – Dodger Grienke.  Legend has it that Grienke was pleased when the Dodgers drafted Seager, to bad he didn’t stick around to pitch with him behind him. Seager’s 15th home run moved …

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Nationals preview – another clash for best record in the NL

While the Dodgers are looking over their shoulder at the streaking Giants, the Nationals are having an easy time in the NL East. Both teams come into this series with 77 wins and by the end of the series one team will have more wins than the other.  Since the Giants have the benefit of …

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