The club’s 61-29 mark at the break has been propelled to no one’s surprise by a pitching staff that has lived up to the preseason accolades and predictions. The Dodgers’ 3.15 staff ERA leads all of baseball, while the squad’s nine shutouts and 240 walks allowed pace the National League at the break.
As exciting as the two electric sensations have been so far this year, they are still a couple of young kids making their first trips throughout the league.
This is a guest post by Jonathan Pflegl. Jonathan is a 21 -year- old student at Regent University, majoring in communications
While the season has plenty of time left for terrible starts to rebound nicely, and of course unpredicted win streaks to come crashing down, we thought it would be fun to take a look and determine what teams are under-performing expectations and what teams are over-performing.
Nobody wants to say that an April series against the Philadelphia Phillies was a must-win, but the fans felt it and the players seemingly felt it as well.
22 games (or 14%) into the season, and the Dodgers are nowhere near the top of the division, where many predicted them to be this year. Aside from the opening day thrashing of the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers have yet to produce a game where the bats, starting pitching, and bullpen play well
The Dodgers have been so bad against lefties, that the Chicago Cubs actually tweaked their rotation, giving Jake Arrieta the night off just so they could pitch three lefties against the Dodgers.
If the Los Angeles Dodgers want to return to the World Series for the first time since 1988, now is
The Intentional Walk – such a small piece of the game of baseball; but so important to the strategy of
According to Craig Mish, the Cardinals top pitching prospect Alex Reyes suffered a potentially season ending injury.