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Bolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson homers in Dodgers win

  Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Bolsinger (3-0) struck out eight and walked none through eight innings. Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect ninth for his third save in three attempts since...
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Dodgers finally score, beat Padres on Pederson's HR in 8th

  Joc Pederson homered in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers' anemic offense mustered just enough to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night. Pederson's 11th home run landed in the right-field pavilion off Joaquin Benoit (4-2) with one out. Chris Hatcher (1-0) earned his first major league win in his fifth season in the big leagues, all as a reliever. Kenley Jansen...
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Going Yard: The Near Perfection of Pederson by Ryan Parker

The results are plain to see, but Joc Pederson`s mechanics are also a thing of beauty.
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Joc Pederson follows in father's footsteps with Dodgers

Stu Pederson had four at-bats with the Dodgers in 1985. That was the extent of his major league career, while spending the rest of his 12 year pro baseball career in the minors. Thirty years later his son Joc Pederson is thriving with the Dodgers -- center field being his for the taking this spring. His 10 home runs, 28 walks and .534 slugging percentage lead all National League...
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Joc Pederson: A Vital Component to the Dodger’s Success

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson hit a RBI single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Monday, May 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Joc Pederson has been a big surprise for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the early stage of the season. The center fielder has been putting his bat to use for this season. The lead-off hitter has been...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Rookie Report – It’s Goin’ Down feat. “Yung” Joc Pederson

View image | Joc Pederson is surely surpassing all expectations even the most homerific Dodgers fans had for him coming into the season. The freshly turned 23-year-old leads all rookies in Wins Above Replacement as of May 8. He also leads in home runs, runs and walk rate. Pederson’s performance to date is mostly unexpected, but it’s not too far off his minor...
Via The Fantasy Fix
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joc Pederson Star in the Making

When the Dodgers shipped off Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres in the Offseason, fans knew it was Pederson’s time to shine in center field. Pederson is showing phenomenal plate discipline with his 24 walks and 38 strikeouts so far this season. The 23 year old centerfielder has already hit 9 home runs this... The post Joc Pederson Star in the Making appeared first on The Garbage Time.
Via The Garbage Time
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson pranked with 'MMMBop' walk-up music (Video)

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson found himself approaching the plate with Hanson's 'MMMBop' playing over the PA system after his teammates hijacked his walk-up music during the second inning of Friday night's game against Arizona.As luck would have it, Pederson hit his first career grand slam later in the game as the Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks 8-0. So, should Pederson...
Via Holdout Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 8, Giants 3: The Joc Pederson Party

Great news, everybody! The Dodgers will not lose every game the play the Giants this year, as they emerged victorious against the evilest of foes, 8-3. —– Starting pitcher Brett Anderson continued to do his best Dan Haren impression on the mound, generating only two swinging strikes and getting removed with two outs in the fifth innings with two runners on. For the day, he...
Via Dodgers Digest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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