Found November 19, 2012 on
Feelin' Kinda Blue:
The Dodgers should have a strong infield heading into 2013, and I'm basing that solely on the fact the Dodgers have two potentially elite offensive talents at shortstop and third base. This season, they acquired those guys later, so their impact wasn't felt as much.
The team also has found its starting catcher for the next couple of years (at least) and should be in the market to upgrade second- and third base this winter.
Dodgers' infield by the numbers
53 R, 22 2B, 2 3B, 15 HR, 60 RBI, 1 SB, 79 BB
59 R, 35 2B, 1 3B, 14 HR, 79 RBI, 3 SB, 42 BB
9 HR, 54 RBI, 91 R
10 HR, 72 RBI, 38 2B
13 HR, 69 RBI, 35 SB
.270/.373/.414, 13 HR, 52 RBI, 65 BB, 12.9 BB%
- Ellis finally got his chance made the most of it -- it's too bad it took until his age-31 season to get said chance. ...
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