Tag Archives: Logan Forsythe

One fairly tough decision down, two to go

The Dodgers activated Franklyn Gutierrez off the DL and sent Scott Van Slyke to AAA. Van Slyke will join Trayce Thompson in an effort to find his swing with full-time at-bats. The last time Scott Van Slyke was in the minors that did not involve a rehab assignment was 2013. This seemed like the obvious move. …

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Clayton Richard to test new Dodger lineup against LHP

The LAD Achilles heel last year was LHP, and it didn’t have to be Chris Sale or Madison Bumgarner lefty aces, it simply had to be someone who pitched with the left hand. Clayton Richard fits that bill. He’s not very good but he does throw with the left hand. The Dodgers tried to solve …

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Dodgers traded for a middle of the order bat

Opening day is just a few hours away and the Dodgers have changed up the lineup, moving Andrew Toles into the lead off role, and Logan Forsythe to the five hole.  The Dodgers spent 98% of the spring using Forsythe as the lead off hitter but they decided to change things up this past week …

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ha ha ha

If you are going to give up fourteen runs in a game, the best possible time to do it is in the 9th inning of a cactus league game when many of the sold out crowd were already heading home and with names like Istler, Griggs, Paredes, and Hooper. What a hitting parade by the …

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McCarthy stamps while regulars rake

Last night Brandon McCarthy and the Dodgers expected to be part of the opening day lineup laid waste to the Rangers. McCarthy pitched the best three innings of the spring among those battling for a spot in the rotation.  Granted he did it against an AAA Texas Ranger lineup but it still had encouraging signs. …

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Fangraphs Hitter Contact Series – LAD Infield

Tony Biengino of Fangraphs is doing a fascinating series looking at hitter contact quality, utilizing exit speed, and launch angle data. We will start by going around the infield horn. Better have Bellinger ready Adrian Gonzalez is another of those lucky ones who can roll out of bed and hit liners, year after year. That …

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Dodgers get their Logan

Everyone can now put to rest who the Dodger 2nd baseman will be in 2017 as the Dodgers acquired Logan Forsythe from the Tampa Bay Rays. The one-time utility player for the San Diego Padres found a Justin Turner type renaissance with the Rays and has been the starting second baseman for the Rays the …

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Now for something completely different

Right now the Dodgers options for second base are Enrique Hernandez, Chris Taylor, Willie Calhoun, and in theory Austin Barnes. Ken Rosenthal chimes in recently on who the Dodgers might be targeting for second base now that the Dozier talks have cooled off. He mentioned names like Most of the Dodgers’ preferences are not known, …

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Rays swim​ into the Ravine amidst trade rumors

Evidently the Dodgers are interested in just about everyone who plays for the last-place Tampa Bay Rays. Names being bandied about are Logan Forsythe, Evan Longoria, Chris Archer, Jake Odorizzi, Matt Moore, and Alex Colome. The timing couldn’t be more perfect for Dodger fans to get acquainted with possible future Dodgers as the Rays will be …

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