Dodgers Lineups: More Thoughts About the Leadoff Spot

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Nearly a quarter into this shortened 60 game season, the Dodgers stand with a 7-4 record and tied for second place in the National League West. Throughout those 11 games, there have been multiple players who’ve hit first in the batting order.

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Dodgers Look to Stay Hot Heading into San Diego


It was a pretty good weekend series for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Dodgers took three of four games, extending their record to 7-3 on the season and their current road trip record to 5-1.

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Dodgers Activate Clayton Kershaw, Option Mitch White


The Dodgers on Sunday activated left-handed starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw from the injured list. To create space on the active roster, the team optioned right-handed pitcher Mitch White back to camp.

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The Current State of the Starting Rotation

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Although the performance of the bullpen is certainly fresh in the minds of fans after Friday evening’s disappointing loss, the consistency of the Dodgers‘ starting rotation will still be one of the determining factors of how far the team goes this year.

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The Hitters You Didn’t Expect to Lead Offensively

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The Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks Thursday night for their third win in a row and fifth overall. Seven games into the season, the Dodgers have a record of 5-2, and their two MVPs, Mookie Betts and Cody Bellinger, are batting .185 combined. However, the Dodgers still continue to find ways to win games.

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Dodgers Bullpen Shines in Houston, Plus Arizona Series Preview


“My head was, we need to get off this two game snide (sic) and win a game against a good ball club at their place. My heart was saying ‘I wanna beat the crap out of this team and win two games.’”

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MLB Issues Suspensions for Bench-Clearing Incident in Houston

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After Tuesday evening’s bench-clearing incident in Houston, Major League Baseball has issued several suspensions which will affect the Dodgers as early as Wednesday’s finale.

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Dodgers Roster: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not Through First 5 Games

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While the first series of the shortened 2020 season against the Giants ended with a feeling of disappointment for the Dodgers, the beginning of the two-game set against the Astros in Houston ignited a bit of excitement.

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Dodgers Place Alex Wood on IL, Prepare for Houston Series


On Tuesday morning, the Dodgers placed left-handed pitcher Alex Wood on the injured list and recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Sborz. Wood was placed on the injured list due to shoulder inflammation.

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Dodgers Need to Find Ways to Spark Offense, If Season Continues


In a normal season, if the Dodgers had gotten off to a 2-2 start, fans would grumble and make excuses while probably being a little concerned—overall it wouldn’t be that big a deal. After all, even though the Dodgers were playing the San Francisco Giants, who are most definitely in a rebuilding year, it’s still the Giants, and crazy things happen in games against them.

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