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Trending Up, Trending Down: Andre Ethier Owning The Month Of August

PAGES: 1 | 2 Coming off a winless week, the Los Angeles Dodgers turned their attention to the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs. After sweeping the Reds on the road with ease behind strong pitching performances, the Dodgers managed to win their first two games against the Cubs in Los Angeles, defeating the likes of Jason Hammel and Jon Lester. However, in the series finale, they were no-hit by Jake Arrieta j ...

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Examining The Various Options Available To The Dodgers Come September

PAGES: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 As August winds down, playoff races intensify and teams hope to bolster their teams with help from their 40-man rosters. Rosters expand on Sept. 1 and players called up can remain in the Majors until the end of the regular season. Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly or the front office hasn't identified who will be promoted, but players are expected to arrive in multiple waves. He ...

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J.P. Hoornstra Explains Finding ’50 Greatest Dodgers Games of All Time’

PAGES: 1 | 2 I often wonder what it is about sports that draws us into an unhealthy obsession unlike (most) any other area of our life. It's the type of thing I think about in the midst of a depressing Dodger losing streak or a miraculous comeback — and in talking to J.P. Hoornstra about his new book, "The 50 Greatest Dodgers Games of All Time", I was quickly reminded. While the book lacks an abundance of r ...

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This Day In Dodgers History: Blockbuster Deal Made With Red Sox

On August 25, 2012, the Los Angeles Dodgers were three games behind the San Francisco Giants for the National League West division lead. The team would struggle down the stretch and finish eight games behind the eventual World Series champions. However, what the Dodgers new ownership did that day marked the beginning of a new era in Los Angeles baseball. On that late summer day, a nine-player trade was pull ...

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Dodgers Reaction: Joc Pederson Will Be Needed Down The Stretch

PAGES: 1 | 2 Joc Pederson's dazzling defense in center field and 20 home runs along with 58 walks during the first half of the Los Angeles Dodgers' 2015 season was a catalyst for the team and big reason for their first-place standing. The season opened at Dodger Stadium with a blatant celebratory inauguration for the rookie as he manned center field atop the iconic shooting Dodgers baseball logo emblazoned ...

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Trending Up, Trending Down: Justin Turner Among Struggling Dodgers

PAGES: 1 | 2 It was a miserable week for the Los Angeles Dodgers -- specifically for their offense and bullpen, as they dropped a combined five consecutive games against the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros. Astros starter Mike Fiers threw a no-hitter on Friday and the Dodgers' bullpen couldn't hold a 2-1 lead in the ninth inning in Sunday's game. Additionally, Los Angeles scored just nine runs during t ...

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Getting Connected With Time Warner Cable’s SportsNet LA

PAGES: 1 | 2 As the exclusive home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, one of baseball's premier franchises, Time Warner Cable's SportsNet LA prides itself on employing some of the best talent in the industry both on camera and behind it. Of the various programming on SportsNet LA, their "Connected With..." series arguably gives fans the best glimpse and insight into a player's life on a more personal level that ex ...

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Dodgers Reaction: Team Dealt From Depth For Chase Utley

Eighteen years after drafting him, Chase Utley will finally don Dodger blue. The 36-year-old has struggled with production and injuries this season, but has hit well since returning from an ankle injury. The trade doesn’t instill confidence that Howie Kendrick will return quickly from an injury of his own, but if Utley continues hitting as he has recently, there shouldn’t be much of a drop-off in production ...

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Dodgers Reaction: What The Chase Utley Deal Does For Stretch Run

Chase Utley is a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers. That sentence was unthinkable a few years ago, but now it's a reality. On Wednesday, the Dodgers completed a trade with the Philadelphia Phillies, packaging prospects Darnell Sweeney and John Richy to acquire Utley. The Pasadena native and UCLA alumnus will finally don the Dodger blue after being drafted by the team in the second round of the 1997 draft. W ...

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For Chris Hatcher, Progress Begins With Balance In Pitches Thrown

It’s been a rocky start to Chris Hatcher’s career with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In just 19.1 innings, he’s suffered four losses alongside a 6.05 ERA, which is 65 percentage points worse than league average after adjusting for park factors. Hatcher has been erratic, issuing seven walks, hitting two batters, and throwing three wild pitches. Although his 3.11 FIP, .356 BABIP, and 51 percent strand rate hint at ...

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Trending Up, Trending Down: Kiké Hernandez Joins Zack Greinke, Clayton Kershaw

PAGES: 1 | 2 Looking to bounce back from a forgettable road trip in the state of Pennsylvania, the Los Angeles Dodgers returned home for three games against the Washington Nationals and four with the Cincinnati Reds. After dropping the first game of each series, the Dodgers were able to win out the rest of the way, scoring 29 runs during the seven-game span (averaging 4.1 runs per game). With a 5-2 week, le ...

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The Leadership Of Jimmy Rollins Is Worth More Than Any Stat

PAGES: 1 | 2 When the Los Angeles Dodgers traded for Jimmy Rollins during the offseason they did so with Corey Seager's name in the back of their head the entire time. Rollins himself knew that if traded to the Dodgers, it would most likely only be an interim position until the future starting shortstop for the made his debut in Dodgers Blue. Even though Rollins may have struggled offensively in his beginni ...

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Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner Joining LA Dream Center For Charity Event

With the Los Angeles Dodgers in the midst of another pennant race, teammates Clayton Kershaw and Justin Turner will take time out of their busy schedule to join the Los Angeles Dream Center for their annual Back to School Bash, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15 at 10:00 a.m. Along with Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, Kershaw and Turner will aid in distributing 2,000 backpacks, each field with supp ...

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Mike Bolsinger And Other Reasons For Optimism In Dodgers’ Bullpen

PAGES: 1 | 2 The Los Angeles Dodgers just suffered a four-game losing streak, Jim Johnson gave up plenty of runs, and the Joc Pederson/Yasiel Puig duo has largely continued to slump, but I've got a message for Dodger fans: relaaaaaxxxxxxx. Yes, none of those aforementioned issues are positives, and yet the Dodgers are still 2.5 games up on the equally-dreadful-lately San Francisco Giants. Plus, there's stil ...

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