Dodgers News and Notes, Dave Roberts Comments on New Baseballs and Slumping Players

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night to keep even with the San Diego Padres for the NL West lead. They will face the Giants one more time before another off day and heading to the Windy City.

Continue reading “Dodgers News and Notes, Dave Roberts Comments on New Baseballs and Slumping Players”

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly from the First Month of 2022 Dodgers Baseball

April is coming to a close and along with it the first month of the 2022 season. Right now, the Los Angeles Dodgers are 12-6, and in second place in the NL West, 0.5 games behind the San Francisco Giants.

Overall, the Dodgers have played well. But for as talented and stacked as this team is, they are still leaving some things to be desired. But we will start with the best parts of the team.

Continue reading “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly from the First Month of 2022 Dodgers Baseball”

Dodgers Boast Best Record in Young Season, Plus Latest Notes

Through the first ten games of the 2022 MLB season, the Dodgers were ranked No. 1 in the first edition of MLB’s power rankings. Ever since losing two out of three games in Colorado during the Opening Series, the Dodgers have reeled off seven consecutive wins.

While it’s still really early, Freddie Freeman has looked like his MVP self, Cody Bellinger appears on his way to finding his 2019 groove, and Gavin Lux at times has looked like the Dodgers hottest hitter. If that all keeps in some sort throughout the season, it will be a very fun year.

Continue reading “Dodgers Boast Best Record in Young Season, Plus Latest Notes”

Latest Dodger Lineups Showing Potential Firepower

Thursday’s opening game against the Reds was just a small sample size of how dangerous the Dodger lineup can truly be. The Dodgers put up three runs in the first inning off of Cincinnati opener Luis Cessa. The Reds clawed their way back into the game to tie at three until the Dodgers put up a six spot in the bottom of the eighth to grab the 9-3 home opening win.

Continue reading “Latest Dodger Lineups Showing Potential Firepower”

Let’s Talk About the Dodgers Bench

The Los Angeles Dodgers have been a major force in the National League for the past decade, and vaunted for their depth at all aspects of the game. But sometimes that depth gets really tested, as evidenced by the likes of Luke Raley and Steven Souza Jr being left to be the pieces on the bench for key at bats in the 2021 postseason.

Continue reading “Let’s Talk About the Dodgers Bench”

The Dodgers Signed Freddie Freeman – Now What?

Early Thursday morning, the Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly agreed to a six-year, $162M contract with first baseman Freddie Freeman, causing Dodger fans to rejoice and the rest of baseball world groan and/or marvel at the stacked roster the Dodgers have.

Continue reading “The Dodgers Signed Freddie Freeman – Now What?”

Should the Dodgers Sign Freddie Freeman, and Should a Trade Follow?

Once again Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have met to discuss the current lockout, and once again we are no closer to not knowing when the lockout will end and if the season will start on time.

Continue reading “Should the Dodgers Sign Freddie Freeman, and Should a Trade Follow?”

What Would Chris Taylor’s Departure Mean for the Dodgers?

The Hot Stove season is starting to heat up in Major League Baseball, as some free agents and trades are beginning to happen.

Many think that there will be a flurry of moves before the December 1st deadline in which a new collective bargaining agreement needs to be met. New Dodger Andrew Heaney mentioned this in his decision to sign early with the team, so he could avoid that and get started on getting his pitching back on track sooner.

Continue reading “What Would Chris Taylor’s Departure Mean for the Dodgers?”

Dodgers Look to Even NLCS Against Braves

After a grueling five game series against the San Francisco Giants, and all the celebrations that happened afterwards, the Los Angeles Dodgers flew across the country to Atlanta to take on the Braves in Game 1 of the NLCS.

Continue reading “Dodgers Look to Even NLCS Against Braves”

News and Notes Ahead of NLDS Game 3

After splitting the first two games of the NLDS in San Francisco, the Los Angeles Dodgers now are set to play the first of two games at home against the Giants. And if they have it their way, they will win them both, not have to go back to San Francisco, and move on the NLCS.

Continue reading “News and Notes Ahead of NLDS Game 3”