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.
Mookie Betts is flourishing wherever he’s deployed defensively, and his ability to play the middle infield in addition to Gold Glove work in the outfield helps the Dodgers both on the field and in trade discussions as the deadline approaches.
Despite just one home run, the Dodgers offense put up its highest total of the year, with a 14-run effort against the Rockies, to secure this series victory. Also counting with a strong outing from Emmett Sheehan
Michael Grove delivered a solid five frames in what was supposed to be a bullpen effort. However, the Dodgers surrendered a couple of big innings late to lose to the Rockies, 9-8, and set up a rubber match on Thursday night.
As the bullpen had its night of the season, the Dodgers just needed a couple of runs to take this one from the Angels and secure this short sweep, with a 2-0 win.
The Dodgers’ offense couldn’t get anything going against Reid Detmers. However, Clayton Kershaw kept the team in the game long enough to do some damage off the Angels bullpen, and take this win.
The Dodgers trailed 4-0 but rallied to beat the White Sox 5-4 in 11 innings. Chris Taylor hit a grand slam, and Freddie Freeman’s fly-ball single with the bases loaded won the game in walk-off fashion.
The Dodgers bullpen, owners of the worst ERA in the National League, allowed six runs in the final two innings, turning a two-run lead into a four-run loss to the White Sox.
Few could have predicted such an outstanding beginning to J.D. Martinez’ tenure with the Los Angeles Dodgers. As the veteran hitter is in the middle of a big ressurgence
It was another heartbreaking loss, as the Dodgers allowed the Reds to get back into it, scoring six unanswered runs to win 8-6, and set up a potential sweep in Cincinnati.