Max Scherzer took a perfect game into the eighth inning on Sunday as the Los Angeles Dodgers blanked the San Diego Padres 8-0, completing a weekend series sweep. Before being pulled from the game, Scherzer threw eight full scoreless innings allowing just the one hit while striking out nine batters.
It is now really getting into crunch time as we enter the final weeks of the season. The Dodgers have dropped two consecutive one-run games to the St. Louis Cardinals before their return trip home.Continue reading “Dodgers Begin Critical Homestand Against Padres, Diamondbacks”
The last time the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres met was on June 23, when the Padres had just finished a three-game sweep of the Dodgers at home. The following day, the Dodgers would get no-hit in a combined no-hitter by the Chicago Cubs.Continue reading “Dodgers Face Struggling Padres for First Time Since June”
With less than 48 hours remaining before the 2021 MLB trade deadline, the Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly among several teams making a play for starting pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals.
We are currently at the 2021 All-Star break, a time when fans get to enjoy all the festivities and a select few players are recognized for their efforts over the first half of the season.Continue reading “A Glance at NL West Division Race for Second Half of 2021”
This week for the Dodgers has been one of the worst in recent memory. Not only have they not won a game (I’m writing this on a Friday), but they were swept by division rival San Diego Padres, and on Thursday, no-hit by the Chicago Cubs at home.Continue reading “Thoughts on Dodgers’ Latest Dry Spell”
With a run differential of +98, the Dodgers still find themselves leading the pack among all National League clubs. However, will inconsistent production end up hurting the team come playoff time in the fall?Continue reading “A Few Random Thoughts About 2021 NL West Offenses So Far”
With the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres meeting seven times in ten days, none of the games have lived up short of the type.Continue reading “Dodgers Hope to Bounce Back Against Padres After First Home Loss”
After a subpar two-game split with the Seattle Mariners, the Los Angeles Dodgers are now set to start a four-game series against the San Diego Padres.Continue reading “Four Keys to Dodgers Winning Next Series Against Padres”
With all the hype that surrounded this weekend’s Dodgers vs. Padres series, one would have thought it was smack-dab in the middle of the 2021 National League playoffs. Indeed, the first game of the extravaganza truly lived up to all the publicity with 12 innings of excitement, but by the time the smoke settled on the entire series, the Dodgers came out on top, although San Diego showed why they might be eventual playoff contenders with a late comeback in the finale.