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Category: DODGERS

Dodgers 2021 Preview: Batters

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn less than a month, it will be time for the immortal words that every fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers knows: Dodger Baseball. The Dodgers won the World Series in 2020, but can they be the first team since the 2000 Yankees to win back to back? Let’s look at the team, who’ll be on it, and how I think they’ll do. CATCHERS: Will Smith and Austin Barnes The Dodgers used a two-catcher system with Yasmani Grandal and Austin Barnes until 2019. In 2019 and 2020, it was the same, but with Will Smith replacing...

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Rest in Peace Tommy Lasorda, A True Dodger Legend

Reading Time: 2 minutesEarlier this week, Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda passed away due to a heart attack at age 93. Not surprisingly, this death was heavily mourned by the baseball community. Tommy Lasorda was the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1976 to 1996. He spent 71 years with the franchise, and it started in 1949 as a pitcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization. He made his debut in 1954, and also made one start in 1955. He set a record that day, although not a good one. It was most wild pitches in one inning,...

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Breaking Down Nolan Arenado + Los Angeles Dodgers Trade Scenarios

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Los Angeles Dodgers are trying to break an infamous record: most wins in a season. Why else would they be pursing Nolan Arenado, the best third baseman in baseball? They already have three MVPs, two Cy Youngs, at least two Rookie of the Year candidates, and a top-five farm system. They just recently won the World Series, and have a strong chance at doing it again next year. But today, MLB insider Jim Bowden came out with some ground-breaking news. Los Angeles is pursuing Nolan Arenado. So what would it take to get him? At...

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2020 World Series Preview + Predictions

Reading Time: 3 minutesFor the first time since 2013, the two best teams in each league will play in the World Series and according to Vegas, it’s David vs. Goliath. The mighty Los Angeles Dodgers, with pockets deeper than the ocean, talent filling every position on the roster and hungry to avenge the playoff failures of the last 30 years are heavily favored to capture the franchise’s first championship since 1988. On the other side from the American League comes the small market Tampa Bay Rays, whom have made up their squad with the 28th lowest payroll in baseball...

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Lost: The Story of Andrew Toles

Reading Time: 4 minutesOn June 22, former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles was found homeless and sleeping behind a building outside the Key West Airport in Key West, Florida and subsequently arrested for trespassing. Toles was a two time MLB Draft selection and player with great potential. So what happened and how did this unfortunate series of events fall into place? Through all the ups and downs, the climbs and the pitfalls, this is the life and career of Andrew Toles. Alvin “Andrew” Toles was born on May 24, 1992 in Decatur, Georgia into an already athletic family. His father, Alvin...

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