Dodgers Injury Notes: Mookie Betts, Clayton Kershaw, Jimmy Nelson, More

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As the troubles of the 2021 Los Angeles Dodgers continue in extra-inning contests, so do their woes in the injury department.

By now, you would have thought fans might have learned their lessons, but there still seems to linger a ray of hope of how the team might perform when fully healthy. However, as we inch closer to the stretch run of the regular season, the idea that the club might never reach peak health is quickly becoming a reality.

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Dodgers Injury Notes: Clayton Kershaw, Mookie Betts, Corey Seager, More

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For as much as the summer trade deadline hyped up all those close to the Dodgers, the injury setbacks and bullpen use are still lingering concerns as the final third of the season approaches.

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4 Reasons Why Dodgers Might ‘Stay Put’ at 2021 MLB Trade Deadline

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After Saturday night’s 1-0 victory over the Rockies, the Dodgers find themselves maintaining a stronghold on the second-place spot in the National League West with a tidy 60-40 record. Heading into Sunday’s games, Los Angeles trails the struggling first-place Giants by two games. The Dodgers have 62 contests remaining on their regular season schedule.

The 2021 MLB Trade Deadline is less than a week away.

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The Obligatory Corey Knebel Post

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When manager Dave Roberts sent righty reliever Corey Knebel out to save Friday’s home opener against the Nationals, it seemed like there was a huge sense of relief among fans of the Dodgers everywhere.

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A Few Preliminary Thoughts About the 2021 Bullpen

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While the Dodgers have made it no secret that the bullpen is an area they’d like to address this winter, they still haven’t made any significant upgrades in terms of a true difference maker.

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Dodgers Hire New First Base Coach, Other Team Notes

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The Dodgers revealed their new first base coach on Friday afternoon, when Clayton McCullough was announced as the man selected for the role. McCullough was the only new addition to the existing crew.

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What Went Wrong for Corey Knebel in 2020

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The recent Corey Knebel acquisition made by the Dodgers is fitting with a reoccurring theme this front office has implemented in recent years.

They tend to seek out reclamation projects in the bullpen, hoping that the player comes close to recapturing the glory of years past.

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