Tag Archives: Jerry Reuss

HOF Don Sutton is on top of this LAD leaderboard

The best game ever pitched at Dodger Stadium against the Expo/National baseball franchise using game score as the criteria was performed by HOF Don Sutton back in 1975.  Don had to throw 11 innings to get that game score of 89. Clayton Kershaw and Derek Lowe are the only two LAD who have produced a …

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LAD first half leadersboards – sOPS+ against

If you thought Alex Wood was having a season that could be used in the same breath as Sandy Koufax and Clayton you are correct. 12 LAD seasons from a pitcher with a first half sOPS+ against of 50 or less. Kershaw and Koufax have had six of them. Alex Wood joins Jerry Reuss as …

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Old Tyme stats kicking butt

Alex Wood is 10 – 0 in the first half but starter wins aren’t supposed to mean anything anymore Justin Turner is hitting over .380 just before the break but batting average isn’t supposed to mean anything anymore since we have wRC+ to hang with now. So why is everyone celebrating the batting average of …

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Big and Little D dominate 1 – 0 loser list

I was right about Don Sutton leading the Dodgers in losing 1 – 0 games but he had company from his big brother Don Drysdale. They both did it a staggering nine times. This points to two things. They were both incredible pitchers, and they both pitched for some bad offensive teams. The list below …

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Scherzer joins Seaver/J. R. Richard

Only three pitchers have ever struck out at least fourteen Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Tom Seaver was one of the greatest ever. J.R. Richard was one of the most intimidating pitchers of his era.  Max Scherzer can sit easily in that company. I don’t know about you, but I’m way more impressed by a pitcher who pitches twelve innings …

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Don Sutton sits on top but this will be about Doug Rau

Don Sutton has the highest game score against the Washington National franchise at Dodger Stadium. It was a crazy game as Little D went eleven innings and they lost 3 – 5 even though he only gave up one earned run.  The Expos scored three runs in the top of the 14th to win the …

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OTDIB – May 31st, 1981 – Fernandomania moves the turnstiles

On this date in baseball: May 31st, 1981 – Fernandomania moves turnstiles Playing before their tenth consecutive home sellout, the Dodgers pound the Reds 16-4 and raise their season attendance to 1,026,725 in 22 dates. It is the earliest any team has cracked the one million attendance barrier. 16 – 4 sounds like a fun …

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LAD Game Score leaderboard for AT&T

I think I’ll make this a regular thing. Before each series, I’ll post the top Game scores and Strikeouts for that park so we can see if anyone can crack them in the upcoming series. AT&T: Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt IP H ER BB SO GSc 1 Clayton Kershaw 2015-09-29 LAD SFG W …

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