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What to do with Corey Seager this month

The first round of September call-ups will happen later today (officially). A player, rightly, not in the group is Corey Seager. Last week, I looked at Julio Urias (and others) as potential September call-ups. Now, I’m looking at the possibility of Seager being recalled. Seager, 21, is warming up in Triple-A at just the right time for…

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Dodgers 7, Mets 2: Justin Turner Overdrive

Well, that was fun. Unless you were Jon Niese, in which case it was decidedly not fun. Niese almost didn’t make the start due to his wife giving birth, but went nonetheless and allowed six earned runs in three innings. "Daddy, tell me about the night I was born." "No." — Greg Prince (@greg_prince) July 24, 2015 All…

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How Dodgers’ hitters and pitchers fared ‘After 0-2’

I was listening to a recent episode of Effectively Wild, (Baseball Prospectus podcast), and one topic being discussed was the “After 0-2” split. Sam Miller brought it up and focused on the pitchers, but I’m even more fascinated how the Dodgers’ hitters fared after they got down 0-2. Let’s be clear: These stat lines aren’t…

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Justin Turner Won’t Be As Lucky In 2015

It’s fair to say that one of 2014’s most pleasant surprises was Justin Turner, who turned a non-roster invite after being non-tendered by the Mets into an extremely valuable season that ranked among the best bench years in Dodger history. In September, I tried in vain to explain how Turner had transformed himself from a…