Why Mookie Betts Is the Best Daily Leadoff Option

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Just three games into the shortened 2020 season, some fans of the Dodgers have already been voicing their displeasure over the daily lineup cards written by skipper Dave Roberts.

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Dodgers’ Offense Looks Ready for Regular Season


We’ve actually made it to the week when baseball starts in earnest. Sunday night, the Los Angeles Dodgers took on NL West rivals Arizona Diamondbacks for their first of three exhibition games before the season officially starts on Thursday.

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Predicting the Dodgers’ 2020 Regular-Season Record

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The Dodgers open their 60-game shortened-season schedule against the Giants on July 23. They surely will want to sprint right out of the gates in the most unusual baseball season ever. During their run of  seven consecutive division titles, the Dodgers would have only won two division titles if the seasons would have ended after 60 games. Usually, the team starts hovering above .500  and then wears out their opponents later as the season progresses.

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5 Players Who Could Be Dodgers’ Team MVP in 2020


With just 60 games being played this season, baseball fans are bound to see new history entered into the books in some shape or form. Baseball could see an unlikely champion, MVP, or some astronomical stat never imagined. The Dodgers find themselves with three former MVPs on their roster. While the team is loaded with talent, we take a look at who will step up as the most valuable player on the team. Due to the shortened season, there will be no pitchers on the list.

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Clayton Kershaw Eyeing Another Opening Day Start for Dodgers

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While there’s still plenty of time remaining before the beginning of the abbreviated 2020 MLB season, there is a good chance that Clayton Kershaw will take the mound for the Dodgers for the opener, so long as everything stays on track.

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Dodgers Lineups: How Will Dave Roberts Use the Designated Hitter Spot in 2020?

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Baseball is officially back, and it will be a bit different this season. Players will report for Spring Training 2.0 on July 1, with the first official practice on July 3. The regular season is slated to begin either July 23 or 24.

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Dodgers Opinions: Baseball in July, New Rules & Other Thoughts


As we approach the second full month without baseball, we know that MLB is doing all it can to figure out how to have some actual baseball action this year. Some crazy ideas have been broached in respect to this, both on the location and in-game aspects.

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On This Day in 1947, Jackie Robinson Debuts for Brooklyn Dodgers

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Just in case you might have missed the date on your calendars, April 15 is Jackie Robinson Day, the annual event when current players around the MLB wear No. 42 to commemorate the debut of one of the most influential players the game has ever seen.

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An Opening Day Lineup Worth Remembering

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Ever since the original Opening Day to the 2020 season was indefinitely delayed, I’ve had a fixation on looking at lineups of the Dodgers for their openers to numerous campaigns, as I thought it was a great tool to see how some of these squads developed over the course of a full season.

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A Few Thoughts on the Daily Batting Order Fluctuation

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Daily batting orders always seem to be quite the volatile topic among fans of the Dodgers everywhere. Overall, I would probably say there are more fans who express criticism than those who do not. Despite all the grumbling, the Dodgers, as a team, find themselves atop most of the offensive categories in the National League.

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