Corey Seager

The Dodgers aren’t going to miss the playoffs, are they?

If the season were to end today, the Dodgers would not make the playoffs. The Nationals have gotten most of the attention as the super team that’s …

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Dodgers had the depth to survive key injuries in the past; Kenley Jansen is a different story

When the New York Mets spent the first pick of the 1961 expansion draft on a catcher, manager Casey Stengel explained why.<p>“You gotta have a catcher,” he said, “or you’re gonna have a lot of passed balls.”<p>There was a similar mystery, if not a treasured quip, when the Florida Marlins selected Bryan …

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Jody Seager supported both of her sons' teams with a split Dodgers-Mariners jersey before this weekend

@Mariners<p>By Adrian Garro @adriangarro<p>This weekend brings with it a marquee matchup of West Coast teams when the Dodgers and Mariners do battle at …

Vin Scully

The curious case of Chris Taylor’s batted ball profile and plate discipline

When Chris Taylor was recalled last season, no one was expecting much of anything, but he soon established himself as one of the more valuable …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Dip, Duck, Dive—Mariners vs. Dodgers Series Preview

The Mariners return home to face the team that’s actually from Los Angeles.The Mariners return home from their 10-game road trip with a 6-4 record. …

Seattle Mariners

Los Angeles Dodgers: The torture of supporting the Dodgers

The 2017 National League Champions are not living up to the high expectations and are adding to the tortures of being a fan of the Los Angeles …

Baseball

There is Blame to go Around for Dodgers' Bullpen Woes

When the news broke that Kenley Jansen would be out for a while due to his reoccurring heart condition, it definitely had Dodgers fans a bit nervous. …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers: It's Time To Move On From Austin Barnes As Reserve Catcher

It’s said that the definition of insanity is to continue doing the same act time and again; expecting different result. This column isn’t to raise …

Baseball

Manny Machado’s struggles contributing to Dodgers’ recent ‘slide’

The Dodgers acquired <b>Manny Machado</b> the day after the All-Star Game expecting him to be the superstar the team was missing in the lineup with the loss …

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The Dodgers have had major bullpen issues since losing Kenley Jansen, but the offense has struggled as well

The bullpen issues have made it easy to overlook the team's recent lack of offense<p>Make it five consecutive losses for the Los Angeles Dodgers.<p>At home …

Baseball

Ronald Acuña, Vlad Guerrero Jr. or Juan Soto: Who ya got?

It feels like they’re coming out with awesome new baseball guys all the time nowadays, and man, oh, man is there an impressive crop of young players at or approaching the Major League level in 2018. Two of the guys listed here are already producing in the show — vying for the NL Rookie of the Year …

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2018 MLB Trade Deadline Recap: NL West teams

Now that the 2018 <b>MLB Trade Deadline</b> has passed, we’re taking a look back at what each team in each division was able to accomplish (or not …

Baseball

MLB Power Rankings: Playoff picture in the National League providing everything but clarity

Every NL team has notable flaws but just enough upside to believe there's a chance at the World Series<p>With seven weeks left in the season, we know …

Baseball

MLB awards watch: National League Manager of the Year race could go down to NL East skippers

Gabe Kapler and Brian Snitker are among the favorites to take home NL Manager of the Year<p>The MLB season has hit the dog days of August and this is …

Baseball

Dodgers are under-performing, and it’s almost too late in the season for that

Last week started so well. The Dodgers beat one of the best teams in baseball in the A’s and were in position to “sweep” the 2-game series before</b> …

Baseball

Three Cuts: Braves turning to organization’s young arms during division race

Braves turning to organization’s young arms during division race<p>The Braves have not lost a series since the front office started making moves near …

Baseball

Dodgers: The Dodger Bullpen Will Survive Without Kenley Jansen

The Dodgers bullpen had their fair share of questions with Kenley Jansen healthy and now that Jansen is out a month, the bullpen will need to step up …

Sports

Carpenter Stays Hot

As of last week, there were only three players in the over-30 home run club. Membership has spiked to seven over the previous seven days. One of …

Los Angeles

Dodgers: Player's Weekend Nicknames Announced

Were you a fan of Major League Baseball’s Player’s Weekend in 2017? If so, you’re in for a second round of joy when the Dodgers roll out their 2018 …

San Diego Padres

The One Thing Freddie Freeman Does Better Than Everyone

If you haven’t heard, Freddie Freeman is good at baseball. He’s currently second among first basemen by WAR and wRC+, behind only Matt Carpenter in …

Sports Analytics

MLB Injury Roundup- Week 19

George Springer OF, Astros: thumb sprain<p>Springer landed on the DL with a left thumb sprain earlier in the week, but he isn’t expected to be sidelined …

Oblique

Los Angeles Dodgers: Two sluggers will hit bombs out of Coors Field

The Los Angeles Dodgers are coming off of a great, much-needed 8-5 win over the Colorado Rockies and will continue the slugging ways into Friday.<p>The …

Sports

Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal to see more starts against left-handed pitchers

As the playoffs approached in 2017, <b>Austin Barnes</b> supplanted <b>Yasmani Grandal</b> as the Dodgers’ starting catcher. A season later, the roles have reversed, even more notably. Grandal has overtaken Barnes as the primary catcher against even left-handed pitchers, earning a start Thursday night against …

Yasmani Grandal

MLB's Players' Weekend is back, and so are the nicknames

Back for a second consecutive year, MLB players across the league will be able to show their personalities and passion during Players’ Weekend. This year’s event is Aug. 24-26.<p>Players again will be able to wear their nicknames instead of their last names on their jerseys. And they’ll have the …

Baltimore Orioles

MLB Free Agents 2018: Early Rumors and Predictions for Hitters on Expiring Deals

Baseball fans have been looking ahead to the 2018-19 MLB free-agent class for years now, and while a few notable upcoming free agents have stumbled a bit in their contract years, it's still shaping up to be a landscape-altering offseason.<p>While postseason races heat up around the league and waiver …

Baseball

Drillers Back at ONEOK Field August 14-19

The Tulsa Drillers will return to ONEOK Field on Tuesday, August 14 for a six-game homestand. The Corpus Christi Hooks (Houston Astros) will make …

San Antonio

Urias, Seager ticketed for big league camp

What he lacks in years, Julio Urias is making up for in exciting experiences.<p>The 18-year-old left-hander is bound for another one in a few weeks, as …

Baseball

Jay Jaffe FanGraphs Chat – 8/9/18

12:01Jay Jaffe: Hey gang , and welcome to this week’s chat. Apologies for forgetting to reschedule last week’s chat — because of the July 31 trade …

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Rich Hill pitches Dodgers past his former A's club 4-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rich Hill played just long enough for the Oakland Athletics two years ago to get a feel for how they can come back when it's close and win in the late innings, a signature of his former club this season.<p>Hill pitched effectively into the sixth inning to beat his old team for …

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Roberts on Seager's surgery | 08/08/2018 | MLB.com

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts discusses Corey Seager undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery and his timeline for return

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