Walker Buehler Has Second Tommy John Surgery

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The Los Angeles Dodgers got devastating news on Tuesday. 28-year-old star pitcher Walker Buehler underwent Tommy John surgery, the second of his career. The injury will keep him out the rest of this season and likely for all of 2023. It is a big blow to a Dodgers team with perennial World Series aspirations. Buehler […] READ MORE


Gallen, Diamondbacks Clip Dodgers

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Diamondbacks 3, Dodgers 1 PHOENIX, Apr. 27 — Six scoreless innings from Zac Gallen, along with a Nick Ahmed homer and some Dodger miscues, led the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3–1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday afternoon. It gave the Diamondbacks a series victory over the Dodgers for the first time since September […] READ MORE


Pitch f/x and Tanner Houck’s Breakout Season

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A change in pitch usage can be the catalyst for a pitcher breaking out. In this article, we will go through the process of using Pitch f/x data via Fangraphs to identify how the Boston Red Sox’s young hurler Tanner Houck changed his pitch mix by changing his usage rates of existing pitches. With data […] READ MORE


Does the Coors Field Effect Really Exist?

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Coors Field in Colorado has been known as the most hitter friendly ballpark in the game for years. Due to the high altitude, baseballs fly farther, and pitches break less, leading to increased offensive numbers from many players. Pitchers are wary of signing large deals with the Colorado Rockies, since the success rate there isn’t […] READ MORE


The Humanity of Mookie Betts

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You don’t realize how much something means to you until it breaks your heart. Game Five and the Humanity of Mookie Betts The San Francisco Giants have lost. After winning 107 games, a franchise record, they lost in game five of the NLDS to the Los Angeles Dodgers on the check swing heard round the […] READ MORE


Dodgers Tie Series at One

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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 […] READ MORE


NLDS Game Two Starters, Dodgers at Giants

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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 […] READ MORE


Webb Makes Postseason Debut, Stifles Dodgers

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Logan Webb of the San Francisco Giants made the most of his postseason debut as he stifled the Los Angeles Dodgers batters in game one of the NLDS. Webb did not allow a run in 7 2/3 innings while striking out ten Dodgers. He also did not allow a walk. In addition, he only gave […] READ MORE


Urias Placed on IL After Being HBP

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Julio Urias was placed on the IL with a left calf contusion after being hit by a pitch on Friday night. Urias was able to stay in the game after being struck by the pitch. He ran for himself and continued to pitch in the game. So fans should not […] READ MORE


Dodgers Reportedly Sign Hamels to 1-Year Deal

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The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly poised to sign veteran pitcher Cole Hamels to a one-year contract. Reports state the deal pays $1 million for the season and $200 thousand per start to the former all-star lefty. Hamels has not played since the 2020 season when he was with the Atlanta Braves. He only pitched […] READ MORE