Jimmy Nelson Cut Loose By Dodgers

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have declined a $2 million 2021 contract option for RHP Jimmy Nelson. The 31-year-old will receive a $500k buyout and enter free agency this offseason. The Dodgers announced they’ve declined their 2021 contract option on right-handed pitcher Jimmy Nelson. He is now a free agent. — Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) October 30, […] READ MORE


Clayton Kershaw Sets Postseason Strikeout Record

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Clayton Kershaw set the all-time postseason strikeout record in Game Five of the 2020 World Series. After a fifth-inning strikeout of Kevin Kiermaier, his fifth of six in the game, Kershaw passed Justin Verlander for the most postseason strikeouts in baseball history at 206. Kershaw earned the win, allowing two earned runs on five hits […] READ MORE


Dodgers vs. Padres NLDS Preview

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres both defeated NL Central opponents and will now face off in the NLDS. Los Angeles swept the Milwaukee Brewers behind strong pitching, allowing only two runs in two games. The Padres lost the opener against the St. Louis Cardinals but surged back behind their powerful offense and sturdy […] READ MORE


Dodgers vs. Brewers Series Preview

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With the MLB playoffs set to get underway on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers finally have a Wild Card Series opponent: the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers needed some help up until the very last day, but nonetheless, they are in the playoffs for the third straight year. On the other side, the Dodgers are in […] READ MORE


Corey Seager Making Comeback POY Case

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In his age 26 season, Los Angeles Dodgers’ shortstop Corey Seager is putting together a terrific comeback season. Seager is among the National League’s top 10 in batting average, slugging percentage, home runs, and RBIs. He has solidified himself in the number-two hole of the Dodgers’ potent lineup. Highs and Lows of a Young Career […] READ MORE


Dodgers First to Clinch Playoff Spot

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Dodgers Win in San Diego, Clinch Postseason Berth The Los Angeles Dodgers became the first team in baseball to clinch a playoff berth on Wednesday. After winning the rubber match against the San Diego Padres, combined with losses from the Colorado Rockies and Milwaukee Brewers, the Dodgers have been mathematically guaranteed a spot in the […] READ MORE


Dodgers Bullpen Working Through Rough Patch

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One major success story for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2020 has been the bullpen. The Dodgers have a team relief ERA of 2.75, down from 3.85 last year and leading the National League for the first time since 2017. The strong bullpen has contributed greatly to the Dodgers’ success this season. Halfway through September, […] READ MORE


Dodgers Trade Deadline Underscores Confidence in Roster

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The 2020 trade deadline came and went without any major splashes from the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers. Many expected Los Angeles to go after an impact player to tighten their stronghold on the National League. After not landing any additional talent last Monday, the Dodgers appear confident in the chances of their current roster down […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins Acquire Starling Marte

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The Miami Marlins bolstered their outfield on Monday by acquiring Starling Marte from the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks received left-handed pitcher Caleb Smith, right-handed pitcher Humberto Mejia, and a player to be named later in return. At age 31, Marte will be a free agent at the end of this year. Marlins are close to acquiring […] READ MORE


Betts MVP Campaign Leads First Place Dodgers

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Mookie Betts Thriving in New L.A. Home In early February, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the offseason by acquiring former AL MVP Mookie Betts from the Boston Red Sox. In mid-July, Betts signed a long-term contract with the Dodgers that will keep him in Los Angeles for another 12 years. Halfway through the shortened 2020 […] READ MORE