As we’ve talked about many times here at TBPC, the Los Angeles Dodgers offense is incredibly robust. While individual players may slump here or there, overall there are not many holes in this lineup.
With a blip against Eric Lauer on Monday, the Dodgers offense have shown their prowess against two of the top starting pitchers in the National League. On Sunday, the Dodgers knocked Cy Young leader Sandy Alcantara out of the game in the fourth inning, tagging him for six earned runs. Then on Tuesday night, the Dodgers also chased Corbin Burnes out of the game in the fourth, after he had allowed seven earned runs in 3.2 innings.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers have finally seemed to put it all together. They have won six of their last seven and now have a 5.5 game lead in the NL West over the San Diego Padres.
Unfortunately, though, it seems as if the Dodgers will be without their All-Star Utility man Chris Taylor for at least the next several weeks.
Continue reading “Dodger Injury News and Notes – Chris Taylor, Craig Kimbrel, 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.
Continue reading “Dodgers News and Notes – Vargas Gets Start in Outfield at OKC, Romero Debut and More”
The Los Angeles Dodgers have been struggling at the plate as of late, and they’ve lost their leadoff hitter and right fielder to boot.
On Sunday, Mookie Betts was placed on the IL, dealing with bruised ribs. Betts sustained the injury on a miscommunication on a fly ball with Cody Bellinger, who ended up running into him and causing the discomfort.
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Well here we are, another Monday, the Los Angeles Dodgers are still in first in the NL West, and one of the top teams in baseball.
Another Monday, and it still feels like this team is sleepwalking through the season. Another Monday, and the injury merry-go-round is still happening.
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The original start of Spring Training, when pitchers and catchers were to report, has come and gone, and yet no agreement has been met between the owners and players. The season most definitely will not start in time.
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If you thought at the beginning of the season that watching the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2021 was just going to be a cake walk of a year, you would have been mistaken.
Continue reading “2021 Dodgers: Best Team Ever or Unluckiest Team Ever?”
The start of the 2021 MLB season is only one week away. It’s so close you can taste it.
Continue reading “Chris Taylor Might Be Dodgers’ MVP”
The Los Angeles Dodgers played their first Spring Training game of the season yesterday, winning 2-1 over the Oakland Athletics. As of Monday, we are just one month from the beginning of the regular season.
Continue reading “Who Will Be the Dodgers’ Super Utility Man in 2021?”
We are still waiting for any news of the 2021 season, and what it will look like, especially for the Los Angeles Dodgers. But exactly one year ago was when their fortunes changed for the better.
Continue reading “For the Dodgers, What a Difference a Year Makes”