Dodgers and Spin Rate, Part Two: Things to Watch with Trevor Bauer

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Heading into Monday’s game, the Los Angeles Dodgers are only one game out of first place in the National League West behind the San Francisco Giants, and two games ahead of the San Diego Padres who are in third place.

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Dodgers Slowly Returning to Full Strength

The Los Angeles Dodgers have finished their six-game road trip to Atlanta and Pittsburgh. With a 4-2 record, the Dodgers have also climbed back into sole possession of second place in the National League West. The San Francisco Giants face the Washington Nationals this weekend, whose game on Thursday night was postponed due to weather. The San Diego Padres were off on Thursday.

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Dodgers Face Pirates on Final Leg of Road Trip

Currently, the Los Angeles Dodgers stand at a 34-25, which is a decent record, but it is only good for third place in the surging National League West Division. The Dodgers three full games behind the division-leading San Francisco Giants.

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Dodgers and Spin Rate: How Will MLB’s Crackdown Affect Los Angeles Pitching Staff?

The Los Angeles Dodgers have an off day on Monday before they begin a three-game set with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Coming off of two losses against the Atlanta Braves, they could use a little time to regroup.

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Dodgers News and Notes- Roster Moves, Injury Reports, All-Star Voting and More

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a historic first inning on Wednesday evening, when they scored 11 runs in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Can the Streaky Dodgers Start Finding Consistent Success?

Will the real Los Angeles Dodgers please stand up?

So far this season, the Boys in Blue have had four peaks and valleys. They have had streaks of 13-2, 5-15, 13-2, and now they are on an 0-3 run.

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Highlighting Julio Urias’ Success So Far in 2021

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Julio Urias was the player who closed out the Dodgers’ 2020 World Championship, the first since 1988. The Mexican left-hander is still only 24 years old, as he’s been with the big league club six years now. He made his debut at only 19, which seems like forever ago.

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Right Now, Trevor Bauer Delivering Exactly What Dodgers Need

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Undeniably, there has not been more preliminary scrutiny over a contract in recent years than the deal the Los Angeles Dodgers made for pitcher Trevor Bauer last winter. While the three-year, $102 million agreement makes Bauer among MLB’s highest-paid players, only time will tell if it was a sound investment. However, based on what we’ve seen already, the reasons the team went above and beyond to sign the righty starter are starting to become visible, shenanigans aside.

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2021 Dodgers: Best Team Ever or Unluckiest Team Ever?

If you thought at the beginning of the season that watching the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2021 was just going to be a cake walk of a year, you would have been mistaken.

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Early Thoughts on Dustin May Injury

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As if the injury picture for the Los Angeles Dodgers wasn’t already bad enough, things got much worse when righty starting pitcher Dustin May left Saturday’s game against the Brewers with an apparent right arm injury.

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