Tag Archives: Josh Fields

Opening Day is just a day away

The Dodgers had about as boring a spring as you can have and with the season opener just a day away everything is basically what Ken Gurnick expected back in Feb with a few minor exceptions. Ken felt that Chris Taylor was going to be the Dodgers starting second baseman. I didn’t agree but felt …

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Dodgers open 2018 different than 2017

Dodger Opening Day Roster Notes: New Dodgers compared to 2017 opening day roster – Cody Bellinger, Chris Taylor, Wilmer Font, J.T. Chargois, Josh Fields, Tony Cingrani, Scott Alexander, Kyle Farmer, Matt Kemp First time on an opening day roster – Wilmer Font, J.T. Chargois, Kyle Farmer Matt Kemp on the Dodger opening day roster for the …

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Bullpen Update

Tom Koehler the pitcher many hoped would replace the arm of Brandon Morrow had his season flushed when he hurt his right shoulder and will be out a minimum of two months. This will have a trickle down effect on the Dodger bullpen since Koehler was already penciled in as a lock. With Dave Roberts …

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Naughty and nice

The Dodger front office had a lot more nice than naughty in calendar 2017 but let’s give a brief rundown of a subjective review of Dodger front office actions. Naughty – asking outfielder Brett Eibner to pitch and then releasing him outright after he blew out his arm. Nice – giving a Sept callup to O`Koyea …

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Turner launches Lackey into infamy

With Wade Davis watching from the bullpen, John Lackey watched Justin Turner launch a game-winning three-run home run to dead center field to give the Dodgers their second victory in two nights. #ThisTeam needed a hero.@redturn2 answered the call. pic.twitter.com/6AY1XnPj8z — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 16, 2017   This night was all about Rich Hill, …

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Pitching roster for NLDS

With the positional players done, let’s move on to what will be more important. Who will make up the pitching portion of the NLDS? Below are the splits for the pitching in Sept. This is more to get an idea of who is being used the most from the bullpen and how effective they have …

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October bullpen countdown

The Dodgers have two big decisions to make come October. Who will start game three and game four, and who will make up the October bullpen. The bullpen is so crowded that when I did my breakdown of the Walker Buehler chances I forgot to mention Josh Fields who reminded me tonight how foolish that …

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Starters getting it done in June for Dodgers

Overall Record – 44/26 June Record – 11/5 Position – 1 game back of Rockies Highlights of June so far: Only six Dodgers have made starts in June so far. Four of the six starters have an ERA under 3.00. Four of the six starters have an OPS against below .600 One starter is looking …

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Succesful May bullpen is in the books

Overall Record 33 wins / 21 losses May Record – 19 wins / 9 losses Position – 1st place /  half a game in front of the both the Rockies and Diamondbacks Dodgers led the NL in pitching fWAR with 5.5, closest team was 4.0. Dodger led the NL in starting pitching fWAR with 3.7 barely …

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Updated May Stats – Wood rules the roost

May Record – 17/8 National League West Position – 2nd place, 1 1/2 games back of the Rockies who have gone 17/9 in May.  The Good Stuff: Alex Wood has been the best pitcher for the month and since he is now on the DL, that won’t change any. The bullpen has been unbelievable. Josh …

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