24-year-old second baseman Michael Busch has gotten off to his hottest start as a professional.
Through his first 20 games at Double-A Tulsa this year, the lefty-hitting Minnesota native is slashing an impressive .286/.446/.671 with eight homers, three doubles and 20 RBI. What’s even more impressive is that he’s already drawn 19 walks, indicating a growing patience at the plate after punching out 129 times last year.
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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.
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This week, the Los Angeles Dodgers have two off days, Monday and Thursday. They will end their small five-game homestand with a two-game set against the San Francisco Giants and then hit the road for six games beginning with a series against the Chicago Cubs.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers are starting the month of May statistically tied for first place with the San Diego Padres, and only 0.5 games ahead of the San Francisco Giants. If they would like to put a little breathing room between themselves and these two teams, this month would be a good time to do it.
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Freddie Freeman hit a clutch double in the bottom of the second and Walker Buehler threw five scoreless innings, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory and a two-games-to-one series win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.
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Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers just love to speculate about player depth, seemingly more than any other fan base across the majors.
Los Angeles is probably deeper than any other club in the big leagues with position players, as they virtually didn’t miss a beat when Corey Seager tested free agency and landed a job with the Texas Rangers. The team’s position player depth speaks volumes when a player like Chris Taylor isn’t guaranteed a spot on the lineup card every night, even though skipper Dave Roberts says he much prefers to use CT in a flexible utility role.
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Commissioner Rob Manfred and the MLB on Friday finally issued a decision surrounding the future of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer — a 324-game suspension equivalent to two full regular seasons.
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After surprisingly dropping two out of three games to the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Los Angeles Dodgers return home after a 3-3 road trip.
The Dodgers will play five games at home, including a three-game interleague series with the Detroit Tigers and a two-game series against the San Francisco Giants — the first time the teams will meet this season.
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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.
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Through nearly the first month of the 2022 MLB season, the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves having one of the top records in the majors. To no surprise, that was expected with a team that has so many high caliber players.
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