What Happened In 2014: After an extremely rough start, finished a successful season on a crazy hot streak.
I don’t generally like to split the season up into months, because generally it does not help with evaluating player skill. However, this is a season review, so we’re trying to describe the past here. And when talking...
J.P. Crawford – Photo Credit – Tom Hagerty
There is no easy task in professional sports. It’s not easy to become and remain a starting shortstop with a Major League Baseball team, especially when you are heralded as the guy replacing a legend on that club.
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorious will soon find that out as he has the task of replacing Derek Jeter.
Heading into a rematch of last year’s National League Championship Series, there are plenty of storylines and important players. But, the proverbial “X-Factor” for the Dodgers in this series is none other than Carl Crawford.
Crawford is coming off his best season (119, according to wRC+) since his final year in Tampa Bay (2010, 134 wRC+). He’s also coming off an incredibly...
The Los Angeles Dodgers enter a series against the Atlanta Braves today with a record of 59-47, two games ahead of the San Francisco Giants in the National League West. Outfielder Carl Crawford had an RBI triple on Sunday to help the Dodgers defeat the Giants by the score of 4-3. It appears the Dodgers are making Crawford available to teams as the trade deadline approaches. But...
Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Mattinglys activated Carl "The Perfect Storm" Crawford from the DL, where he's been parked since late May. He's now riding the pines. He's going to sit until someone gets hurt, or retirement, or doomsday, or whichever comes first.The Dodgers are paying him $20 million per. This is Year IV of a seven-year deal, originally cobbled together by the Redsock...
Carl Crawford hadn’t done much in his first two rehab games in Albuquerque, striking out twice with a single in five plate appearances, and that’s not a big deal. Yeah, it’s about Crawford getting his timing down after missing well over a month since his ankle injury, but it’s mostly about showing that the ankle is healthy. So far tonight against El Paso, he’s doing just...
As the Dodgers prepared for the second game of their series against the Rockies, they passed on some bad news. Carl Crawford‘s sprained ankle might be worse than the team initially suggested. Given their track record on injuries, is it really a surprise? J.P. Hoornstra reported that Carl Crawford left his rehab at Camelback Ranch and flew to Los Angeles to visit Dr. Neal ElAttrache...