Clayton Kershaw Has a Complex Postseason History

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Clayton Kershaw Postseason Success Varies It is safe to say that most baseball fans know that Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw is one of the best pitchers of the last 50 years. Even though he still has at least a few good years left in the tank, he’d be a lock for the Hall […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Episode 55: The Justin Verlander Trade Market

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By Joe Hojnacki – Last Word on Baseball The Dodgers got the bad news about Clayton Kershaw‘s back the other day. With their superstar pitcher out for the next six to eight weeks, are they looking to complete a Justin Verlander trade with the Tigers? Stephen Strasburg also hurt his forearm. Does this open up a […] READ MORE


Ranking the 10 Most Dominant Pitchers So Far

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By John McMicken – Last Word On Baseball The 2017 MLB season is well underway and it is very clear which pitchers are driving their teams. Dominant pitchers can will their squads to the playoffs. If these ten players continue to perform as they are now, the Cy Young race should be pretty tight at season’s end. […] READ MORE


Most Captivating MLB Moments of 2016

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By Brandon Murphy and David Schwartz – Last Word On Baseball As the 2016 calendar year comes to an end, the LWOS MCXM series captures the 10 most captivating stories from 2016 in each sport. LWOB takes a look at the most captivating moments from 2016, whether it be for on-field accomplishments, off-season drama, or happenings […] READ MORE


Most Captivating MLB Players of 2016: Part 5

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By Brandon Murphy – Last Word On Baseball As the 2016 calendar year comes to an end, the LWOS MC50 series captures the 50 most captivating athletes from 2016 in each sport. LWOB takes a look at the 50 MLB players who drew headlines this past year, whether it be for on-field accomplishments, off-season drama, […] READ MORE




Dodgers Beat Nationals in Five

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By Andy Donald – Last Word On Baseball The 2016 NLDS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals  took a back seat to the rest of league when it came to TV scheduling, having only one game scheduled in prime time. Lucky for baseball, that sole game was also a game five elimination game, and closed out an […] READ MORE


Clayton Kershaw Returning for Los Angeles Dodgers

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By Andy Donald, Lastwordonbaseball.com The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that next weekend’s road series against the Miami Marlins will feature Clayton Kershaw returning to the mound, according to Alanna Rizzo of SportsNet LA. Dave Roberts told me @ClaytonKersh22 will pitch for the @Dodgers on Friday against the @Marlins. — Alanna Rizzo (@alannarizzo) September 4, 2016 […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Episode 21: The Dodgers and the NL West Race

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With a little more than a month to go in the season, there are only two real division races to speak of. First off, the Blue Jays, Red Sox, and Orioles are going toe to toe for the American league East. Then, the NL West race is highlighted b y the Los Angeles Dodgers and […] READ MORE