Although the Dodgers continue to hang right beside the Giants in a tightly contested NL West race, things are once again worsening for Los Angeles on the injury front.
Josiah Gray, one of the highly-touted prospects in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system, will be making his
major league debut on Tuesday in the second contest of a four-game set against the division-leading San Francisco Giants, who currently sport the best record in the majors.
Although many hoped the 2021 All-Star break would be the turning point the Los Angeles Dodgers needed for players to get healthy, there really haven’t been many significant changes on the injury front.
Right now, there are four players sitting on the 10-day injured list and another six on the 60-day injured list. Trevor Bauer remains on administrative leave with no immediate resolution in sight.
Although it remains unclear whether the Los Angeles Dodgers will make any significant player deals before this summer’s MLB trade deadline, the team might see an internal upgrade with the prospective debut of righty pitching prospect Josiah Gray.
In a day when unwarranted accusations against Trevor Bauer dominated many of the MLB’s Google searches, there was also a bit of secondary news surrounding Los Angeles player personnel.
One common conversation lately among fans of the Dodgers has revolved around which players in the minor leagues are closest to being ready for the majors. So far, we’ve been able to see a lot of this speculation tested out, as the Los Angeles roster has been changing almost weekly with new faces.
Because of the overwhelming number of injuries, the Los Angeles Dodgers have sent a whopping 21 different position players to the plate this season to face opposing pitching. From prospects to journeymen to career minor leaguers, there has been no limit on who the club might select to fill a specific role.
After taking two of three from the Philadelphia Phillies, the Los Angeles Dodgers are enjoying an off day before they head out on an NL West road trip to Arizona and San Diego.Continue reading “Dodgers Off Day News and Notes: Cleavinger, Santana, Ravelo, More”
The Los Angeles Dodgers are undefeated in the Albert Pujols era.
Since signing the future Hall of Famer last Monday, the Dodgers have won seven straight, including sweeping San Francisco last weekend. Los Angeles looked impressive, both in winning a one run game on Friday night, something that had been a bugaboo for them previously, and a blowout win on Sunday, when they scored 11 runs.Continue reading “What To Do About the Dodgers Bullpen?”
It might be hard to believe, but the Los Angeles Dodgers have used a whopping 16 pitchers in relief roles already this year. If you would have told any fan in the preseason that arms like Mike Kickham, Alex Vesia, and Edwin Uceta would throw in the major league bullpen before the calendar turned to June, chances are they would have been extremely skeptical.