The Dodgers haven’t been able to get the upper hand in the series against the St. Louis Cardinals. Dave Roberts on the matter:
Dave Roberts on Kenta Maeda's outing and the #Dodgers inability to get guys home so far in this series. pic.twitter.com/nanNIn143a— SportsNet LA (@SportsNetLA) April 11, 2019
The Dodgers were in a bit of a rough patch (and you can argue that they still are), but Joc Pederson got them out of it.
Pederson's HR ended a stretch of 18 scoreless innings by #Dodgers offense. In first 10 games of season, longest scoreless stretch was 6 innings.— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) April 11, 2019
Jackie Robinson Day is quickly approaching and the Dodgers are celebrating.
The Dodgers are honoring Jackie Robinson in the community in the week leading up to Jackie Robinson Day and his centennial birthday. https://t.co/q8xCu9l898— Dodger Insider (@DodgerInsider) April 10, 2019
It’s been pretty quiet in the Dodgers world - just like their offense.
Around the league...
Matt Carpenter will be a Cardinal at least through the 2021 season.
“This is where I want to be.”— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) April 10, 2019
@MattCarp13 has signed a contract extension through 2020-2021 with a vesting option for 2022. pic.twitter.com/mGIdGjrsby
In the wake of Chris Davis’ hitless streak, MLB.com reviewed some of baseball’s biggest slumps.
They also wrote about five teams who had surprising starts.
Mike Trout was held out of playing on Wednesday. SB Nation’s Graham MacAree writes more on Trout.
Jose Altuve smacks two homers on Wednesday
Two for 'Tuve. pic.twitter.com/mhqOB7IY8I— MLB (@MLB) April 11, 2019
Royals’ Whit Merrifield now has a 31-game hit streak, passing George Brett for the franchise record.
Forbes analyzes the value of MLB teams. As you could have guessed, the New York Yankees make the list as No. 1 and the Dodgers check in as No. 2.