Orioles @ Dodgers July 6, 2016: Norris vs. Gausman

Orioles Dodgers 12:10 p.m. PT Los Angeles CF  Jones  2B  Utley LF  Kim  SS  Seager 3B  Machado  3B  Turner 1B  Davis  1B  Gonzalez RF  Trumbo  CF Thompson  2B Schoop  LF  Kendrick  SS Flaherty  RF  Van Slyke  C  Joseph  C  Ellis P Gausman (R) P Norris (R) Bud Norris made a great first impression in his Dodger…


Rockies @ Dodgers July 1, 2016: Bud Norris’ Dodger debut

The Dodgers return home after a road trip to host the third-place Rockies with newest Dodger Bud Norris. Chad wrote about his acquisition yesterday. Rockies Dodgers 7:10 p.m. PT Los Angeles CF  Blackmon  2B  Utley SS Adames  SS  Seager 3B Arenado  3B  Turner RF Gonzalez  1B  Gonzalez 1B Reynolds  LF  Kendrick 2B Descalso  RF  Puig…


Dodgers @ Mets May 28, 2016: Maeda vs. Thor, round 2

Last time Kenta Maeda faced Noah Syndergaard, things didn’t go so well for the Dodgers righty. Syndergaard practically singlehandedly won that game for the Mets, homering off of Maeda twice and driving in all four New York runs in the process. The first home run came off of an 89 MPH fastball: The second home run was…


Dodgers @ Padres May 22, 2016: Baseball, I Guess

Dodgers Padres 1:40 p.m. PT San Diego 2B  Utley  CF  Jay SS  Seager  1B  Myers 3B  Kendrick  RF  Kemp  1B  Gonzalez  2B  Solarte LF  Thompson LF  Upton  CF  Pederson  3B  Wallace RF  Puig  C  Bethancourt C  Ellis  SS  Amarista P Maeda (R) P Rea (R) Are we really doing this again? So soon? Ugh. Here we are….


Pedro Baez is Quietly Breaking Out

Towards the end of last season, I wrote a post on Pedro Baez after his late-season call-up. Baez had looked impressive in high-leverage situations, generating six shutdowns (+6% win probability added in a game) while having no meltdowns (-6% win probability added). J.P. Howell was starting to falter, so the Dodgers had gone from two…


Dodgers 10, Giants 2: Finally, An Easy One

Well, that game felt pretty good. After two games of continued struggles against the Giants, the Dodgers reversed their fortunes against their rivals in a big way on national television, winning 10-2. The Dodgers got to Tim Lincecum early and often tonight. Lincecum has been beating his peripherals all year and it finally caught up to…