Dodgers Claim Righty Pitcher Ian Gibaut from Guardians

Nearly two weeks after dropping a series to the Cleveland Guardians, the Dodgers claimed one of their former relievers in righty Ian Gibaut.

Standing at 6-foot-3 and weighing 250 pounds, the 28-year-old Gibaut brings a sizable presence to the mound. The Houston native and former 11th round pick of the Rays in 2015 made his MLB debut with Tampa back in 2019.

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Thoughts About the Los Angeles Dodgers, Freddie Freeman, and Hangovers

Most people understand what a good hangover is. Many people will equate that to a night where they just had a little too much adult libations but it can come from all sorts of things. Maybe just not drinking enough water the day before to having an huge emotion experience in your life that drained you and you need time to just recover.

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Looking at Trea Turner’s Contract Situation

The MLB season is nearing the All-Star Break, with fans voting daily for their favorite players. For National League shortstops, the leading vote-getter is Trea Turner.

For the Dodgers, Turner has been the most consistent hitter all season long. The shortstop leads the Dodgers in batting average, RBI, stolen bases, and hits. Since getting traded to the Dodgers in the middle of last season, Turner won the batting title in 2021, and he has posted a WAR of 2.7 this season.

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Dodgers News and Notes – Best Win So Far? Injury Updates and More

The Los Angeles Dodgers had what could very well be their best win of the season so far on Sunday night.

After splitting the first two games of the series in Atlanta against the Braves, the Dodgers were held scoreless and were down to their last out, facing their former closer Kenley Jansen. With runners on second and third, Trayce Thompson plunked a single just beyond the reach of Braves first baseman Matt Olson, trying the game.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: A Closer Look at Gavin Stone

For as much as we discuss prospects on this site, one player we’ve yet to feature is righty pitcher Gavin Stone.

Several of our commenters have been talking about the Arkansas native for a while, even though he hasn’t really burst onto the scouting radar until this year. Stone has been making a name for himself by his ability to miss bats, as his 11.80 K/9 this season is one of the best in the organization.

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More Thoughts on Dodgers Bullpen as Trade Deadline Approaches

With righty reliever Daniel Hudson going down to what is possibly a season-ending knee injury on Friday night, many fans of the Dodgers are wondering how the team plans to compensate over the long term.

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Freddie Freeman Returns to Atlanta as Dodgers Visit Braves

One of the biggest anticipated series of the season begins Friday. The Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Atlanta Braves in a rematch of the last two NLCS. But all eyes will be on Freddie Freeman, as the Dodger first baseman returns to Atlanta, where he spent 12 seasons.

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Dodgers Sweep Reds in Cincinnati, Head to Atlanta to Face Braves

The Dodgers benefitted from a solid outing by lefty veteran Clayton Kershaw and some timely hitting by several underperforming stars to defeat the Reds 10-5 on Thursday and complete the series sweep.

Kershaw looked decent in his second start since returning from the injured list, throwing six full innings on 80 pitches and surrendering one earned run on seven hits and a walk while striking out seven.

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Dodgers News and Notes – Vargas Gets Start in Outfield at OKC, Romero Debut and More

The Los Angeles Dodgers won their first game of their nine game road trip Tuesday night in Cincinnati. The offense appeared to make a resurgence, scoring eight runs and spreading the scoring out throughout the game, capping it with a four run eighth inning.

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Dodgers Begin Nine-Game Road Trip in Cincinnati

It’s been a whirlwind for the Los Angeles Dodgers these past few days, as the team put Mookie Betts on the injured list with cracked ribs while losing two out of three to the Cleveland Guardians at home without their best player Jose Ramirez. In addition, Los Angeles acquired outfielder Trayce Thompson from the Detroit Tigers for his second stint with the team.

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