Compared to previous years, the beginning of the upcoming 2023 campaign will be a lot different for the Los Angeles Dodgers because of the uncertainty of which players will see the most regular playing time. Last year, we saw players like Trea Turner and Justin Turner — who have both departed the organization — handle the everyday defensive duties at shortstop and third base, respectively.
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Lineup strategies in baseball are intriguing because many teams take entirely different approaches. Some managers prefer to construct batting orders having players with the best OPB at the top, while others like to build their lineups to combat an opposing pitcher’s handedness, even if most of the hitters have decent splits.
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After starting the season at 1-2, the Los Angeles Dodgers are now hitting their stride. They are 7-2, riding a six game winning streak and tied for first in the National League West.
As part of that winning streak, the Dodgers swept the Cincinnati Reds in a four game series for the first time since 1975.
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Through four Cactus League games, the Dodgers still have yet to post a win. If this were the start of the regular season, you’d have fans on social media calling for skipper Dave Roberts to be fired. Nonetheless it is only Spring Training, so fans must take these games with a grain of salt.
The Dodgers have remained quite active in the free agency market. The team inked left handed Tyler Anderson last week, and today signed another veteran. The team announced it had signed veteran outfielder Kevin Pillar to a minor league deal with a big league invite. The deal was reported to be for a $2.5 million base salary.
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One of the most fun things about spring training is watching players compete for regular playing time, especially at the positions where there’s still uncertainty. While the Dodgers have plenty of spots on the field that are locked down, there could be one or two that are decided in the final moments leading up to Opening Day.
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For the first since October 2021, Dodger baseball is back!
The Dodgers begin Cactus League play on Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers; first pitch is scheduled for 1:10 p.m. Pacific.
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All the East Coast Dodger fans who went to bed early on Wednesday night hoping they would awake to a new Los Angeles first baseman got their wish.
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As the free agent signings and trades continue to occur during this abbreviated hot stove season, all eyes remain on Freddie Freeman as he decides which club he will commit to for the next half-plus decade.
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