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Caleb Begley - May 18, 2022

When it comes to pitching, 300 wins is the equivalent to 500 home runs; or, at least, this is what a certain school of thought espouses. It is the gold standard, the pinnacle of what any pitcher can accomplish. Winning 300 games involves a lot of dedication and a lot of practice. It means showing […]

Dodgers Diamondbacks

Dodgers 4, Diamondbacks 0 PHOENIX, Apr. 25 — Walker Buehler threw a three-hit shutout, striking out 10 to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4–0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday night. Buehler only allowed four baserunners, three via singles and one hit batsman. Two runners made it to second, but neither advanced any […]

Blue Jays 2022
Scott Engel - Apr 5, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers snared the biggest offseason player prize in MLB, landing Freddie Freeman, who somehow is not an Atlanta Brave anymore after a whirlwind of recent major sports moves. Our pro sports world is starting to look unfamiliar with Trevor Story in Boston, Russell Wilson in Denver and Tyreek Hill in Miami.  The […]

Nathan Melton II - Mar 19, 2022

Early Thursday morning, the Los Angeles Dodgers sounded a massive horn throughout the baseball world. Freddie Freeman and the Dodgers agreed to a six-year, $162 million contract. Freeman will earn $27 million per season, which is the highest AAV among first basemen in baseball history. The reigning World Series champion will join a Dodgers team […]

Freddie Freeman
Matt Graves - Mar 17, 2022

Freddie Freeman has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The first baseman signed a contract worth six years at $162 million. Freeman, a native of Southern California, is coming off his eight-year, $135 million contract he signed in 2014. Many around baseball believed that the World Series champion would return to the Atlanta […]

Clayton Kershaw
Chris Gray - Mar 11, 2022

Clayton Kershaw is reportedly in agreement to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers for his 15th season with the club. The one-year agreement is pending a physical. Kershaw is a three-time National League Cy Young Award winner for the Dodgers. Clayton also won both the National League MVP Award and Cy Young Award in 2014. […]

Dodgers All-Time Team
Bob Taenaka - Feb 27, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers franchise began as the Brooklyn Atlantics in 1884. In 1958, the franchise retained its nickname but relocated to Los Angeles, where it continues to thrive today. The franchise has won 11,123 games (.529 W-L), made 35 playoff appearances, won 25 pennants and seven world championships. The team has employed 1,894 position […]

Caleb Begley - Feb 14, 2022

Sometimes, comebacks are built upon a roller coaster, twisting and turning until one can no longer feel one’s constitution. Then, there are the times when comebacks are created from a single event, pushing a team further along the path to victory. Whether they be formed from singularities or pluralities, comebacks all have the common denominator […]

Kenley Jansen
Matt Graves - Feb 7, 2022

Kenley Jansen is coming off one of the best seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 2021, Jansen was the best closer in the NL, earning 38 saves with a 2.22 ERA in 69 appearances. Before his strong campaign, Jansen struggled. He’s never had an ERA higher than 3.70, and his 350 saves rank him […]

Greg Maddux

Baseball Mythbusters: Greg Maddux and the 3–0 Count Hall of Famer Greg Maddux is one of the greatest pitchers of the Live Ball Era. One reason was his pinpoint control, with his ability to notch front-corner strikes leading to claims that umpires gave him a much wider strike zone than the rest of the league. […]

Braden Herb - Jan 10, 2022

Similar to Freddie Freeman, Clayton Kershaw is one of those players that you can’t picture in any other uniform. The ace of the Los Angeles Dodgers for almost a decade and a half, Kershaw is a future Hall-of-Famer. In all likelihood, he will enter Cooperstown with a Dodgers cap on. However, at the moment, Kershaw […]

Benjamin Sabin - Oct 29, 2021

Anyone who is remotely familiar with baseball, U.S., or Civil Rights history knows who Jackie Robinson was. And for those who don’t, he was the first African American player in the major leagues. Robinson broke the long-standing gentleman’s (hardly gentlemanly) agreement that kept black baseball players from being signed to major league baseball teams. That […]

Chris Gray - Oct 11, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers came back with a vengeance Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants to tie the National League Division Series at one game apiece. Julio Urias opened the scoring in the second inning against the Giants with a single to right field off of the Giants ace Kevin Gausman to score Chris […]

Chris Gray - Oct 9, 2021

San Francisco Giants‘ ace Kevin Gausman will be on the mound against the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ 20-game winner Julio Urias as the game-two starters of the NLDS. Gausman is 14-6 this season with a 2.81 ERA and 1.04 WHIP. He struck out 227 batters in 192 innings, which is 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings. Kevin was […]

Chris Gray - Oct 8, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers stunned the St. Louis Cardinals as the Dodgers Chris Taylor hit a walk-off home run against the Cardinals Alex Reyes in the ninth inning of the Wild Card Game on Wednesday night. The game was close all night as Max Scherzer did not fully seem to be on his game. Adam […]

Chris Gray - Oct 7, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants are set to renew their longtime rivalry in the NLDS beginning at 6:37 PM PDT on Friday night. It was an amazing NL West race this season by the 107-win Giants and 106-win Dodgers. The race came down to the final game of the season when each […]

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Nathan Melton II - May 18, 2022

For the first time in what seems like forever, the Los Angeles Angels are winning, and they’re winning big. For the first time in what seems like forever, the Angels pitching staff is shoving lineups left and right; up and down. The Halos offense is relentless, and the stars have all finally started to click […]

Jim Marshall - May 18, 2022

Jorge López has had a new calling as a closer. So far, this “new calling” has turned out to be a success for the Baltimore Orioles. As of this writing, the 29-year-old right-hander has four saves, three wins, and a 1.06 ERA. The former starter has seen his career change dramatically for the better. Always […]

liebler - May 18, 2022

If you’ve followed the Oakland Athletics at all this year, you’d know that the A’s bats have been a glaring weakness of the team. The A’s came into Monday’s action in Detroit as losers of nine straight–with a team batting average of .200. The team’s OBP hadn’t faired much better. The A’s packed their bags […]

Riley Stovka - May 18, 2022

Things do not look good in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies, who once again spent big this past offseason on free-agent outfielders Nick Castellanos and Kyle Schwarber, find themselves below .500, and 5.5 games behind the division-leading New York Mets. The Phils have slowly clawed their way back up the standings and […]

Scoreless Outing

Scoreless Outing Percentage and Goose Eggs, 2022 Presenting the full list of Scoreless Outing Percentage (ScOtg%), Goose Eggs (GE), and related statistics for 2022. Statistics run through the end of play on May 16. These statistics aim to further measure effectiveness of relief pitchers. Scoreless Outing Percentage, which first appeared in this piece, is based […]

Rangers' bats
Nate Miller - May 18, 2022

Rangers 7, Angels 4   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 16 — The Texas Rangers‘ bats came to life on Monday, as they beat the Los Angeles Angels by a final score of 7–4. Rangers’ catcher Jonah Heim homered to help lead them to the win. On a night when the Angels jumped out to an early […]

Texas Rangers
Nate Miller - May 18, 2022

Rangers 7, Red Sox 1   ARLINGTON, Texas, May 15 — The Texas Rangers were able to avoid the sweep on Sunday afternoon, by defeating the Boston Red Sox by a final score of 7–1. Everything went right for the Rangers in the series finale. Adolis Garcia and Kole Calhoun hit back-to-back Jacks in the […]

Mariners Mets
Joe Rini - May 18, 2022

Mets 5, Mariners 4   NEW YORK, May 14 — Patrick Mazeika channeled his inner Willie Mays and the New York Mets topped the Seattle Mariners 5–4 at Citi Field on Saturday evening. Fifty years to the day after Mays homered for a key Mets win, so did Mazeika. The catcher’s tie-breaking seventh inning blast on […]