Thoughts on Dodgers Bullpen, Mookie Betts, Trevor Bauer, More

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The Dodgers are rolling right now. With their latest victory over the Mets by a score of 4-1 last night, they are now only 2-½ games back of the division-leading Giants.

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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 Activate Mookie Betts Amid Flurry of Roster Moves

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One day after the Los Angeles Dodgers officially welcomed starting pitcher Max Scherzer to their active roster, the team activated superstar outfielder Mookie Betts from the 10-day injured list.

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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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Dodgers Look to Secure Series Split Against Mariners

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After their first losing streak of the season, the Dodgers hope to salvage a series split on the road against the Seattle Mariners. The Dodgers dropped the first game of the brief two-game series Monday night by a score of 4-3. The loss was their second straight defeat.

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For the Dodgers, What a Difference a Year Makes

We are still waiting for any news of the 2021 season, and what it will look like, especially for the Los Angeles Dodgers. But exactly one year ago was when their fortunes changed for the better.

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Dodgers Named Organization of Year by Baseball America, Other Notes

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The World Champion Dodgers can add more hardware to their trophy case. This week, the team was named the 2020 Major League Baseball Organization of the Year. Baseball America has recognized the award annually since 1982.

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Why Mookie Betts Deserved the 2020 NL MVP Award

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Baseball announced their MVP Award winners earlier this week, and while the NL results were somewhat predictable, a closer examination of the data reveals that the voters got this one wrong.

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Mookie Betts Places Second in NL MVP Voting

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The last of the major awards for the 2020 Major League Baseball season were announced on Thursday evening when the AL and NL MVP award recipients were announced.

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