Tag "NL West"

What the Rockies Lost in DJ LaMahieu and Adam Ottavino

The Colorado Rockies made a playoff push last season by winning a Wild Card game against the Chicago Cubs in extra innings—only to be swept by the Milwaukee Brewers in the NLDS. The Rockies Management was almost ready to play

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The Very Unique Eric Hosmer Profile

I was looking at this season BABIP leaderboards in the search of some outliers. I was curious to see if any batter was putting together a strangely high BABIP value while hitting more (more more) than average ground balls and not that many line drives or fly balls.

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Mike Hazen needs to cash in on Greinke and Ray.

As we approach the trade deadline Mike Hazen and the Arizona Diamondbacks are in a bit of a bind. The Diamondbacks find themselves at 52-51 3.5 games back of the 2nd place in the National League Wild Card race.

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Team Grades: National League West

Los Angeles Dodgers 60-32: 1st place +13.5 GB

Positives:

The pure dominance of their Starting Rotation. Here are the Dodgers starting staff rankings in MLB, ERA (3.19 ) 2nd, FIP (3.42) 2nd, xFIP (3.36) 1st, AVG (.227) 4th, WHIP (1.11) 1st, and K-BB% (19.5%) 3rd. The Dodgers may very well have the best starting staff in all of MLB in 2019. Along with the Elite starting staff, the offense is near the top of MLB as well. The offense has a line of .263/.342/.466, .808 OPS, .203 ISO, 146 HRs, and 466 RBIs. They have true front runners in the NL MVP race with Cody Bellinger and in the NL CY Young race with Hyun-Jin Ryu.

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These Teams Are Playing With House Money, Who’s About To Lose It All?

The 2019 season has some un-expected teams off to some impressive teams. Which one of these has a legitimate chance to play in October, and which are going to tap out?

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Player Spotlight: Corey Seager

Corey Seager is just 24-years old and has a very bright future in the Major League. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. Seager made his MLB debut September 3rd, 2015, with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Colorado Rockies Team Preview

To start our 30 teams in 30 days series of MLB Team Previews, we look at the Colorado Rockies. They’ve made the playoffs two years in a row and look to make a third. Let’s dive into what they gained, what they lost, and how this season will shake out.

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Game 163 – Dodgers vs. Rockies

Baseball is weird, which is why it can be so much fun. Today, there will be not one, but two tiebreaker games for division titles! That’s right, we have two Game 163s on tap today. And speaking of on tap, one of those will be the Colorado Rockies traveling to Los Angeles to face the Dodgers, because there are no ties in baseball. Unless you’re Bud Selig at the 2002 All-Star Game, but I digress.

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