Tag Archives: Ron Fairly

LAD Double leader by Season

Corey Seager led the Dodgers in doubles in 2019 with 44 and hit his 44 doubles in only 541 plate appearances while Shawn Green hit his LAD best 49 doubles in 691 plate appearances. The best double per plate appearance for a LAD seasonal leader is Corey Seager in 2019 at 12.3 doubles per plate …

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Did Puig measure up at age 26?

Back in February I asked if Puig could measure up to other LAD outfielders who had breakout seasons at the age of twenty-six? Even though his OPS+ was only 118, the growth he showed as the season progressed makes me say yes. He started out hitting eighth but by the time the Dodgers had gotten …

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Can Puig measure up to past LAD age 26 seasons?

The LAD have quite a history of breakout age 26-year-old seasons for outfielders.  I remembered about Kemp and Mondesi but had forgotten about Pedro and Frank Howard until today. When I created this list, little did I expect to see the name of Kal Daniels. For some reason, I thought he was much older when …

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Getting Puigy – LAD OF leaderboard <= age 25

With Puig entering his age 26 season, I wanted to take a look at how he looked among the LAD outfield leaderboard for his age. Using the data from the Baseball Reference play index the following tables are for LAD outfielders 25 or younger. The hit table has Puig number six, just eight above Mike …

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Howie Kendrick has at least three hits in his last three games – by the numbers

Last night Howie Kendrick picked up four hits, and for the third game in a row had at least three hits. This is the complete list of LAD with at least three hits in a game provided by baseball reference.  By the numbers: According to my search on Bref Twenty Six LAD have had such …

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Bill Sudakis – always in my heart

Bill Sudakis was a power bat switch hitting 3rd baseman who arrived in Sept of 1968 with great fanfare. The 1968 Dodgers had an anemic offense, so anemic that Len Gabrielson would lead the team in home runs with a mere 10. That is not a typo, that has been one of the best baseball …

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Dodger teen-age phenom prospect Julio Urias turned 18 today – what Los Angeles Dodgers debuted as teen-agers?

  Arguably the best pitching prospect in the Dodger system turned 18 years old today. Julio Urias raised eyebrows all over baseball when he was pitching in Low A ball at the tender age of 16. He has spent all of this summer pitching in High A ball as a 17-year-old, but that all changed …

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