Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman leads the team with 22 stolen bases with a week left in the season, likely to be the first first baseman in team history to lead the team in steals since Jackie Robinson. Here’s a look at Freeman’s strengths and feats on the bases in 2023.
Will Smith’s struggles in the second half can be attributed to a broken rib and oblique strain, plus more on Emmet Sheehan’s postseason rotation bid, Fernando Valenzuela being named the tenth greatest Dodger of all time, and Clayton Kershaw.
Clayton Kershaw’s start against the Giants Saturday might be his last regular season start at Dodger Stadium, plus more on Mookie Betts and the MVP race, Maury Wills being the eleventh greatest Dodger, and the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes.
The Dodgers welcome the Giants for only their third series all season long. While LA is fighting to reach 100 wins, and maybe catch up to Atlanta, the Giants want to close down the gap to the final Wild Card spot.
Freeman becomes first player in baseball history with 25/55/20 season, plus more on J.D. Martinez’s thoughts on failed Eduardo Rodriguez trade, Daniel Hudson throwing to live hitters, the NL MVP race, and an update on Yency Almonte.