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.Continue reading “Dodgers News and Notes: Roster Trimmed to 26, Tommy Kahnle’s Dodger Debut and More”
While it’s too early in the season to point out any glaring team weaknesses, one area of the Los Angeles squad that may soon be receiving a boost is the bullpen.
Seven games is hardly an accurate measuring stick, but the Dodgers relief crew is currently sitting in first place in the majors with a combined 0.73 WHIP, a significantly more accurate stat than ERA when evaluating the performance of relief pitchers.
On Friday, the Los Angeles Dodgers will begin their quest to win another World Series.
This team and season are a bit reminiscent of the 2017 team, where the expectations were sky high – win the World Series or bust. The feeling around the league is that the Dodgers are the best team around, and anything less than making the World Series, and winning, would be a disappointment.
But as we saw last season, things happen along the way to derail the train on the way to the station. Fighting for the division right down until the last games, losing a key starting pitcher and your first baseman made it hard to repeat as world champs.Continue reading “Things to Keep an Eye on Through the Dodgers Season, Opening Day Roster Announced”
The Los Angeles Dodgers have been officially in spring training camp for one week, and have played four games. Played new and old are getting their bodies and minds ready for the grind of 162.Continue reading “Dodgers News and Notes from Spring Training”
Supposedly, Major League Baseball and the Players Association are going to meet Thursday to start talking again about their wide and varied interests before getting the 2022 season rolling. We as fans know enough not to hold our collective breath as talks could break down any minute.Continue reading “Three 2022 Dodgers Additions Already with the Team”
All good things must come to an end, and as such this season, and this rendition of Dodger baseball, shall too.
We as Dodger fans have most likely seen the end of this amazing group of core, homegrown players who when augmented by stealth trades and big signings have made one of the best runs in modern history. Eight straight division titles, with the ninth just out of reach by one game, after winning 106 games. Three World Series appearances, and one Championship. But it still doesn’t feel like enough.Continue reading “The 2021 Los Angeles Dodgers and Those Before Them: Teams to Be Remembered”
Once again this season, the Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves on the brink of elimination.
They needed ninth inning heroics to win the Wild Card game against the St. Louis Cardinals. They took the San Francisco Giants to the ninth inning of Game 5 of the NLDS before securing that series win.Continue reading “Dodgers Try to Save Season, Again”
Well, the 2021 Los Angeles Dodgers had a hell of a season. Unforgettable in so many different ways. 106 wasn’t quite good enough to win the NL West this year however, and so the Dodgers are now preparing themselves for a Wild Card game to decide if they’re moving on in the postseason.Continue reading “Dodgers Looking for Backups to Step Up Big in Playoffs in Light of Injuries”
We have come to the final home stand, and last six games of the Los Angeles Dodgers 2021 regular season. And while not impossible to overtake the division lead, it seems as though the Dodgers will head into the playoffs as the first NL Wild Card seed.Continue reading “Three Dodgers That Need to Step Up During the Playoffs”
Despite several lingering injury concerns, the Los Angeles Dodgers remain in striking distance to capture a ninth-straight National League West division crown. With 11 games left on the regular-season schedule, Los Angeles trails the San Francisco Giants by just one full game heading into Wednesday’s action.