Estevão is a sportswriter from Brazil. You can also find his work at Diamond-Digest and Pinstripe Alley. Or perhaps you might have seen his work at FanGraphs, where he wrote about Clayton Kershaw’s heavy breaking ball usage among other things. You can follow him on Twitter at @estevao_maximo.
Nationals hit five home runs to prevent Dodgers sweep
Noah Syndergaard pitched poorly in about as favorable a matchup as he could ask for, allowing three of the five home runs hit by the Nationals, while the Dodgers struggled with runners in scoring position on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.
Dodgers power & defense back Gonsolin in win over Natts
Tony Gonsolin escaped with a quality start despite a flurry of hard-hit balls, thanks to strong glove work all around. Freddie Freeman and J.D. Martinez continued their hot stretches, for another fine Dodgers offensive output.
Dodgers rotation is full of question marks as depth gets tested
How well-equipped are the Dodgers to navigate through all of these injuries to their starting staff?
Wasted opportunities prevent rare Dodgers sweep in Atlanta
The Dodgers had a bunch of early chances, but failed to capitalize on offense early. They tied the game late, but the Braves walked it off with a run in the ninth to prevent a Dodgers sweep in Atlanta.
Will Smith, J.D. Martinez back Bobby Miller’s win in his debut
Bobby Miller pitched five strong innings in his major league debut to earn the win, Will Smith drove in three, and J.D. Martinez homered to lead the Dodgers to a second straight win over the Braves in Atlanta.
Cardinals home run derby against Urías & Almonte routs Dodgers
Julio Urías allowed a Dodgers-record four home runs in an inning, and the team allowed a franchise-record seven home runs in a blowout loss to the Cardinals. Freddie Freeman did hit his 300th career home run for Los Angeles, a grand slam.
Dodgers lose Dustin May, but win on a James Outman grand slam
The Dodgers lost Dustin May after one inning with elbow pain, but got four good innings from Dylan Covey, and the offense rallied. James Outman’s grand slam in the seventh inning beat the Twins.
Kershaw leads Dodgers to fourth straight series victory
The Dodgers beat the Brewers thanks to three more home runs and seven strong innings from Clayton Kershaw to beat the Brewers, winning their four consecutive series.
Dodgers offense pounces early on Eric Lauer to beat Brewers
The Dodgers hit three home runs to back a bullpen that needed to pitch eight innings after Noah Syndergaard exited with an injury, in a win over the Brewers on Tuesday night in Milwaukee.
Tatis homers twice, Dodgers pitchers walk 11 in loss to Padres
Fernando Tatis Jr. homered off Clayton Kershaw twice in the Padres win over the Dodgers on Friday in San Diego. Yu Darvish throttled the Los Angeles offense, and Dodgers pitchers walked a season-worst 11 batters.