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

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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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Dodgers Lineups: The Dreaded Batting Order Post

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Daily batting orders always seem to be an extremely popular 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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Dodgers Lineups: The Obligatory Alex Verdugo Post

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Second to Cody Bellinger, outfielder Alex Verdugo has been one of the most popular discussion pieces among fans of the Dodgers everywhere this season.

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Dodgers Lineups: Kiké Hernández Making Case as Primary Second Baseman

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While it’s certainly nice to have a bench player who can cover any spot on the field, it’s tough to keep said player on the pine when he’s performing better than many of the starters.

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Dodgers Name Clayton Kershaw Opening Day Starter

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Halfway through winter, there wasn’t much debate as to which pitchers would make up the quintet of the Dodgers starting rotation, so long as everyone stayed healthy. Furthermore, there wasn’t any doubt at all who would take the hill on Opening Day against the Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium.

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How A.J. Pollock Impacts the Dodgers’ Prospective 2019 Lineups

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Yesterday, the Dodgers finally signed another outfielder. To many fans’ chagrin, however, it was not Bryce Harper, and was instead A.J. Pollock.

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Dodgers to Use Yet Another Lineup Variation Against Nix, Padres

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One day after coming up short against the cellar-dwelling Padres, the Dodgers have decided to employ yet another lineup variation to face 22-year-old righty Jacob Nix in the second game of the series on Saturday night.

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