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2018 Dodgers Review: Rocky Gale

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Rocky Gale was one of the last players to join the Dodgers in spring training last February. Gale was released by the San Diego Padres on February 22nd and then signed by the Dodgers to a minor league contract on February 25th.

Gale played 85 games for the Oklahoma City Dodgers and started at catcher in 82 of those games.

On September 2, 2018, the Dodgers selected his contract and he joined Los Angeles to finish the year.

What went right

Gale hit .281 with four home runs for Oklahoma City. Also at Oklahoma City, Gale threw out 25 of the 58 stolen base attempts.

What went wrong

Gale had only 12 walks in over 300 plate appearances.

2018 particulars

Age: 30

Stats: Gale hit .281./305/.383 at Oklahoma City.

Game of the year

Gale only caught two innings with the Los Angeles Dodgers so let’s look at one of his games at Oklahoma City.

On May 5th, Gale hit two home runs in Oklahoma City’s 4-1 win. He also went 4-for-4 on the Fourth of July.

Roster status

Rocky Gale is currently on the 40-man roster. He has three options remaining.