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MLB regulates away the Marlon Anderson and Ronnie Belliard’s of the world.

While my two favorite new rules don’t go into effect until 2020, in 2019 MLB will put into effect a rule change with huge ramifications. It may not seem like much but having only one true trade deadline means that teams have to make up their minds thirty games before they are used to do …

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Joc Pederson joins the top five Dodger Slug% for a given month

Joc didn’t finish the month with a Slug% > .900 but his June .867 Slug% still ended up being the fifth best in the history of the Dodger franchise with at least fifty plate appearances. Player Split Year SLG PA 2B 3B HR Andre Ethier May 2010 .906 58 9 0 5 Matt Kemp April/March …

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Bellinger / Taylor blazing beginnings

As Chris Taylor continues to prove he belongs somewhere in the starting lineup I started wondering where he would place among LAD who started their Dodger careers off with a bang. I usually start with Marlon Anderson and Ronnie Belliard, two Sept pickups who excelled for the team and helped propel them toward the postseason. …

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Chris Taylor RBI machine

Before Chris Taylor reaches 100 at-bats tonight I wanted to get this little RBI leaderboard¬†out there. ¬†Taylor has shown a propensity for multi base-runner hitting and thus has accumulated a startling number of runs batted in before reaching 100 at-bats. Hitting up Baseball Reference I found three players who had driven in at least 15 …

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Josh Reddick just isn’t measuring up

You’d be hard pressed to find a Dodger regular this century who has had a worse month than Josh Reddick has had in August. For a team used to the heroics of Justin Ruggiano, Juan Rivera, Marlon Anderson, and Belliard after being acquired for the stretch run, the failure of Reddick to launch has been …

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