Dodgers Target Pitching in Draft

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The Los Angeles Dodgers used their picks to target pitching in a big way in the 2021 draft. The first 14 of their picks, and 17 out of their 19 total picks were pitchers. The first two picks of the draft for the Dodgers are straight out of high school. The Dodgers chose Maddux Bruns […] READ MORE


Trevor Bauer on Paid Leave amidst Allegations

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MLB has officially placed Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer on paid administrative leave on Friday ahead of his scheduled start on Sunday. This is in response to allegations of sexual assault on two separate occasions. It is not a disciplinary move by the league, so Bauer will continue to be paid during the week-long […] READ MORE


Bauer Magnificent as Dodgers Shut Down Diamondbacks

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Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 0 PHOENIX, June 18 — Even a beauty from Caleb Smith wasn’t enough to snap the Arizona losing streak. Despite six scoreless innings of one-hit ball from Smith, the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Joe Mantiply for three runs in the eighth to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3–0. Reigning Cy Young winner […] READ MORE


Luis Castillo Has Taken a Step Back

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Luis Castillo is an integral part of the Cincinnati Reds pitching rotation. Since his MLB debut, he has wowed everyone with an electric fastball and devastating changeup. For the last two years, Castillo has been one of the best pitchers in all of baseball. This year, however, he has taken a major step backward. We’re […] READ MORE


Astros, Dodgers Set To Renew Rivalry In 2021

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One of the most interesting storylines of the 2020 regular season was the season series between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The two faced off for the first time since the revelation of the Astros Sign-Stealing Scandal, which took place in 2017, the year Houston won the World Series over the Dodgers. […] READ MORE


Alex Wood Returning to All-Star Form in 2021

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Alex Wood has been outstanding in 2021. He is 5-0 in his first six starts as a member of the San Francisco Giants. And, his 1.75 ERA sits in the middle of the three-headed monster that also includes Kevin Gausman (1.66 ERA) and Anthony DeSclafani (2.03). An All-Star in 2017, Wood pitched to the tune […] READ MORE


Padres–Dodgers Rivalry: It’s Just Getting Started

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With all due respect to New York Yankees–Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals–Chicago Cubs fans, the hottest rivalry in baseball these days lives in Southern California. The San Diego Padres–Los Angeles Dodgers rivalry has reached another level, especially after their latest series. It is now obvious that the new Padres–Dodgers rivalry is here to […] READ MORE


Dodgers Win Despite Injuries and Tatis Jr. Show

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It is hard to expect a Los Angeles Dodgers win when they are playing such a strong team and are without several of their starting players. Furthermore, young, flaming-hot San Diego Padres phenom Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two home runs off of Cy Young winners for the second consecutive game. Last game they were hit […] READ MORE


Padres Rally Late to Avoid Dodgers Sweep

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The Los Angeles Dodgers were leading the San Diego Padres by a run heading into the seventh inning of the series finale in San Diego, on Sunday Afternoon. Brusdar Graterol was activated from the IL and came in to pitch the seventh after Trevor Bauer had finished the sixth. Both Blake Snell and Bauer had […] READ MORE


MLB Inspecting Baseballs from Trevor Bauer

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After the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, the umpires kept several suspicious baseballs pitched by Trevor Bauer for MLB inspecting that were “brought to the umpire’s attention.” The baseballs allegedly had some sort of visual sign of a foreign substance as well as stickiness on them. MLB has recently announced […] READ MORE