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2016 Dodgers in Review: IF Chris Taylor

PA AVG OBP SLG wRC+ HR WAR MiLB (Tacoma/OKC) 344 .322 .397 .474 128/165 3 N/A MLB (SEA/LA) 65 .213 .262 .361 63 1 -0.1 What Happened in 2016: Acquired from the Mariners in June for former 1st-round pick Zach Lee and spent most of his time with the OKC Dodgers. Chris Taylor had fallen a bit out…

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2016 Dodgers in Review: LHP Grant Dayton

IP K% BB% HR/9 ERA FIP WAR MiLB (Tulsa/OKC) 52 45.9 5.5 0.35 2.42 0.37/1.71 N/A MLB (LA) 26.1 38.6 5.9 1.37 2.05 2.96 0.5 What Happened in 2016: Dominated in the minors, was really good in the majors and became the top lefty in the bullpen. For a guy who was acquired for Chris Reed…

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Dave Roberts wins NL Manager of the Year

Dave Roberts became the first Dodger manager in 28 years to win the National League Manager of the Year award on Tuesday. Tommy Lasorda won the award in 1983 and 1988, the only other recipient of the award by a Dodger manager since its inception in ’83. Roberts received 16 of 30 first-place votes from…

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Corey Seager wins NL Rookie of the Year, surprising no one

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America has unanimously voted Corey Seager the 2016 National League Rookie of the Year. With all due respect to Trea Turner and Kenta Maeda, this really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to anyone. After all, Seager is a top-three finalist for National League MVP. The 22-year-old Seager had a stellar 2016,…