Tag Archives: Kenta Maeda

Here we go again

The last time the Dodgers and Nationals met in the postseason was the classic 2016 NLDS when the Dodgers had to win games four and five or face elimination. They won both, but game five didn’t come easy and is probably one of the best NLDS games in Dodger history. In 2016 the Dodgers turned …

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Having fun with Walker Buehler Game Scores

Walker Buehler put up a game score of 88 on August 3rd, giving him three games scores > 80 in 2019. This would make him the third right-handed Dodger in the 21st century to have three-game scores > 80 in the same season. Andy Ashby did it once in 2002 Brad Penny did it once …

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Hopefully, a different take on the Dodger trade deadline

The trade deadline has always been an exciting time for fans as the buyers hope to acquire the piece that will give their team the edge come October, while the sellers hope to acquire the prospects or major league talent to change the fortunes of a team already out of a playoff run. It also …

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2019 Preview of Dodger Rotation Pieces

The Dodgers will start the year with two of their five starting pitchers on the injured list. One of those on the injured list is a three-time Cy Young Award winner and seven-time all-star. The other is Rich Hill, and for most teams that would mean using journeyman pitchers or prospects too soon, for the …

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2019 Dodger Spring Training Stats – The Pitchers

The 2019 spring training games are over so for fun, let’s take a look at the spring training stats for pitchers. The tables below were provided by the data from Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table Generated 3/27/2019. The two pitchers replacing Kershaw and Hill pitched the most innings. If Ross and Julio can replicate their spring success …

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Kluber and Kershaw?

Many folks who work the trade routes have said the Dodgers and Indians are talking trade with perennial CYA candidate Corey Kluber the Dodger target. Given the depth of the Dodger rotation that seems like a strange pairing for me. The rotation seems a bit loaded with Buehler, Kershaw, Ryu, Hill, Wood, Urias, Stripling, and …

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Dennis Santana about to go where no Dodger has ever gone before.

The pressure over making your first major league start must be heady stuff, but imagine making your first major league start at Coors Field? That is what Dennis Santana is going to do tonight and no Dodger has ever done this. Below are the Dodger who have made starts at Coors within their first five …

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Ross, Walker, Kenta, and KJ lift the heavy load in May

The Dodgers were one game into May when they lost Clayton Kershaw for the whole month except for one start on May 31st. They lost Ryu two games into May. Later they lost Rich Hill.   Kenley Jansen came into May staggering but left swaggering. With 3/5 of the starting rotation on the disabled list for …

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Kenta Maeda has the best two game stretch in his three year career

Fresh off of his best game ever in the major leagues, Kenta followed it up with another gem giving him a two-game, game score total of 164, by far his best two games back to back.  Kenta has had only five games out of sixty-six starts with a game score >= 75 and two of …

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Kenta Maeda lights up the game score leaderboard

Late Wednesday Night the Dodgers had just lost to the Marlins again and the pit of despair was looming large three thousand miles away in Los Angeles. The tunnel was dark and fans couldn’t see any glimmer of light as they tried to make their way into positive energy.  Just as the last rays of …

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