Tag Archives: Ron Cey

Fernando’s 1981 Game Three – heroic or heinous pitch count complete game 5 – 4 victory

The Dodgers were down 2 – 0 in the 1981 World Series but they were back home and had the 1981 Rookie and Cy Young Award winner going for them. You could say they won this game the old fashioned way, by letting their starter finish what he started but it probably came with a …

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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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Matt Kemp LAD Home Run leaderboard

If some fans are wondering why so many Dodger fan have embraced the return of Matt Kemp they may simply need to look toward the LAD Home Run Leaderboard. Matt Kemp has hit more home runs than any LAD outfielder in history. With his home run last night he homered for the first time at …

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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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Adrian Gonzalez stuck on seven

With the news, last night that Adrian Gonzalez will be shut down for the rest of the season after his back tightened the chances of him being on a postseason roster are just about nil. Which is too bad in that Adrian Gonzalez has hit seven postseason home runs putting him in 2nd place behind …

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Dicking around with LAD bWAR

With so many Dodgers having great seasons, while premature I thought it would be fun to check in on the all-time bWAR infield leaders for the Dodgers and see how the new brood is matching up. I used > 5 bWAR as the criteria Since bWAR is an accumulation stat the more you play the more you …

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LAD first half leaderboards – sOPS+

Oh look, Justin Turner again. To recap, Justin Turner has the best LAD first half in Batting Average, On-Base Percentage, and sOPS+. In other words, the red-bearded wonder is well on his way to having the greatest offensive season ever by a Los Angeles Dodger. And I thought he could be replaced!!!!!!!! This list is …

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Puig – Nobody – Pederson – Seager – Bellinger

Home runs are up all over baseball and nowhere is that more apparent than at Dodger Stadium where rookie after rookie keep launching home runs. Prior to 2014, the most LAD rookie home runs was the magic 35 by Mike Piazza in 1993. The 2nd most was 23 by Frank Howard back in 1960 before …

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The Silver Fox eludes the bloodhounds of time

Logan Forsythe the starting 2nd baseman had gotten hurt on April 23rd and was a month away.  It was now up to the 38-year-old second baseman to find out if he had anything left. Things didn’t look promising, Chase looked done but maybe he could find a rhythm with steady at-bats. Chase got some regular at-bats but …

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