Tag Archives: Reggie Smith

LAD RF OPS+/bWAR cumulative leaderboard

Once you start looking at the cumulative leaderboard for LAD right fielders, you lose the Gary Sheffield’s and Pedro Guerrero’s because they played most of their Dodger career at other positions.  It is still a strong group, and I was curious where Puig would stand since he had six full seasons at the position under …

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LAD RF Seasonal OPS+/bWAR leaderboard

The Los Angeles Dodgers have had a plethora of fantastic right fielders which ran the gamut from Ron Fairly – Yasiel Puig so cracking the leaderboards for LAD right fielders you hade to earn it.  The names roll off your tongue, some of the greatest LAD players have been their right fielders. Frank Howard, Reggie …

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Lest we forget 2017

I may have already written this column several times this year but before 2017 ends, now would be a good time for me to remember why 2017 was the best Dodger season of the 21st century. Wins Wins Wins – 104 in total in the regular season and ten more in the postseason for a …

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Justin Turner and the LAD Postseason 3-Run Dong

Justin Turner isn’t just hitting home runs this postseason, he is hitting three-run home runs and is now the first Dodger to ever hit a three-run home run in both the NLDS and NLCS. The only other LAD with multiple three-run home runs in the postseason is Ron Cey who hit one in the 1978 and …

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How unique is Justin Turner?

Much has been made about Justin Turner having double-digit home run power while walking more than striking out.  Listening to Vin Scully for 50 years you heard Vinny marvel all the time about the power that Joe Dimaggio had while still maintaining minuscule strikeout totals. I decided to see just how unique this skill set was, …

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The Monthly walk LAD leaderboard

With Yasiel Puig taking walks this month more than he has ever done before, I decided to bring back the leaderboard for walks in a month. Of course, Jimmy Wynn is on top, that was his bread and butter. How about the rest of the group that has managed at least twenty-three walks in a …

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Justin Turner is giving batting average new life

Batting average isn’t the end all anymore when it comes to evaluating the kind of season a player is having but it is can still catch the fans imagination when a player flirts with the magic .400 season. Justin Turner is still at .387, and as the calendar turns to late June he could set …

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Garvey has most TB against Cardinals at DS

Taking a look at the most total bases in one game against the Cardinals at home we find Steve Garvey at the top of the list. Quite a game by Garvey with three doubles and two home runs. Garvey’s game really stands out, that is a lot of total bases for one game. Reggie Smith …

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Favorite LAD players by position?

Sometimes the comments at TBLA are stories within themselves. Yesterday they got off on the tangent of Best LAD lineup based on season and that transgressed into Favorite LAD Lineup based simply on players you saw and liked. I’m going to take a swing at the favorite player lineup. Some of these would be easy for …

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LAD Postseason home run trivia

The grand slam is the holy grail but the three-run home run almost does the same amount of damage and is just as close to my heart. Vin Scully loved cheers, and nothing brings out the roar of the crowd like a three run or grand slam home run. Here are some LAD postseason trivia on …

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