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You Just Watched The Best-Hitting Outfield In Los Angeles Dodgers History

Do you remember, really, how insane this season was in the Dodger outfield? Matt Kemp was the center fielder, until he wasn’t. Then Andre Ethier was, but then Scott Van Slyke was, but then Yasiel Puig was. Kemp spent weeks in left while Carl Crawford was hurt. Joc Pederson was knocking on the door. Only three starts all year came from outside that group, and one of them came on...
Via Dodgers Digest
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockies fall in extras to Dodgers

LA Dodgers 6, Colorado 5 When: 9:10 PM ET, Saturday, September 27, 2014 Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California Temperature: 77° Umpires: Home – Fieldin Culbreth, 1B – Brian Knight, 2B – Manny Gonzalez, 3B – Jim Reynolds Attendance: 46631 By SportsDirect Inc. Dodgers 6, Rockies 5 (12): Scott Van Slyke scored on a wild pitch with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning...
Via Mile High Sports
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers top Rockies 6-5 in 12th on wild pitch

LOS ANGELES (AP) Scott Van Slyke scored the winning run on Franklin Morales' wild pitch in the 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday night. The Dodgers (93-68) have won four straight, including an NL West-clinching victory over San Francisco on Wednesday. They are locked into the league's No. 2 playoff seed. Colorado's bullpen...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers 6, Rockies 5: Scott Van Slyke’s Speed Seals Walkoff

The result of today’s game was meaningless, so we’ll get to how the Dodgers won 6-5 behind Scott Van Slyke‘s unlikely speed in a minute. However, the far more important part was the health of two Dodger starting infielders. In the bottom of the first, Dee Gordon hit a ground ball. He grimaced, running gingerly to first base. After he was out, he was removed from the game...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants @ Dodgers Sept. 23, 2014: Runs will be rare in matchup of aces

It sucks to invest as much time with a game like last night only to have it end in a loss. The stress and the blood pressure-raising pitches and managerial decisions are enough to take years off one’s life. Tonight’s game probably won’t be any different (and it isn’t even a playoff game!). Giants Dodgers 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles CF Blanco 2B...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Cubs Sept. 18, 2014: Finally, A Real Pitcher

Dodgers Cubs 5:10 p.m. Chicago, Il. 2B Gordon LF Coghlan CF Puig SS Baez 1B Gonzalez 3B Valbuena RF Kemp RF Soler SS Ramirez CF Kalish LF Van Slyke 1B Olt 3B Uribe 2B Watkins C Ellis C Baker P Greinke (R) P Wada (L) This Cubs team, man. They’re going to...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Rockies, Sept. 16, 2014: Dan Haren Needs 11 Innings

Dodgers Rockies 5:40 p.m. Denver, Co. 2B Gordon RF Blackmon CF Puig SS Rutledge 1B Gonzalez 1B Morneau RF Kemp CF Stubbs LF Van Slyke LF Dickerson SS Turner C McKenry 3B Uribe 3B Culberson C Ellis 2B LeMahieu P Haren (R) P Matzek (L) Dan Haren option watch...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Van Slyke’s Time To Shine

After a successful weekend series in San Francisco, the Dodgers continue their road trip by heading into Denver and Chicago, and something stood out to me when I looked at the expected pitching matchups: Mon @ COL: Roberto Hernandez vs. Christian Bergman (R) Tues @ COL: Dan Haren vs. Tyler Matzek (L) Wed @ COL: Carlos Frias vs. Jorge De La Rosa (L) Thurs @ CHC: Zack Greinke vs....
Via Dodgers Digest
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Creeper of the Week: Juan Scott Has Big Balls

I'm jumping out of the program this week and making this a mash up creeper post. Juan Uribe and Scott Van Slyke have got my mojo at full attention with their road trips to Colorado and Chicago this week, and I want to combine them into one monster. Now why not just choose one? Good point. I don't want to choose. With the Dodgers September call-ups, the outfield has got...
Via Razzball
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Giants Sept. 12, 2014: Huge series is huge

The Dodgers are two games ahead in the National League West and begin what could be a season-deciding series in San Francisco. These teams play in Los Angeles in 10 days, so this series might not ultimately decide the NL West champion, but it could go a long way to determining it. Dodgers Giants 7:15 p.m. San Francisco CF Puig CF Pagan 2B...
Via Dodgers Digest
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Injury Update: Scott Van Slyke exits with sprained ankle

Although it looked much worse than it was, the Los Angeles Dodgers are reporting that Scott Van Slyke left tonight's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks with a mild-ankle sprain and should be back soon.Scott Van Slyke left tonight's game with a mild right ankle sprain. He's listed as day to day.— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 28, 2014While the 28-year...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Van Slyke leaves game with apparent ankle injury

PHOENIX (AP) Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke left Wednesday night's game against Arizona with an apparent right ankle injury. Van Slyke was hurt in the fourth inning when planted his foot to throw the ball to the infield after Alfredo Marte's base hit. Van Slyke doubled over in pain for a moment, then was able to get to his feet and walk off. Van Slyke was...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ D’Backs August 27, 2014: Scott Van Slyke’s Best-Case Scenario

You know me, and you know I put very, very little importance on pitcher-vs-batter stats. One pitcher doesn’t face one batter enough to generate any kind of real sample size, and even if you could, that means that it took place over so many years as to render most of the data irrelevant. Dodgers D’Backs 6:40 p.m. PT Phoenix, Ariz. 2B Gordon ...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets @ Dodgers Aug. 21, 2014: Jon Niese Arrives In Los Angeles

We got an email to the mailbag a few days ago about whether the four of us ever disagree on anything, and Chad’s response was appropriate, saying that on minor stuff, sure, but for the most part we’re aligned on our baseball outlook, because this site would be very odd if we didn’t. Mets Dodgers 7:10 p.m. Los Angeles, Ca. RF Granderson 2B...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres 4, Dodgers 1: The Dog Days Of August

This game was pretty bad, and I’m annoyed at everyone that I actually stayed up to watch it. Roberto Hernandez pitched basically how you’d expect a fungible starter to pitch, which is to say, he lasted only five innings, allowing 10 baserunners and four runs (three earned). Here’s why that run was unearned, thanks to Scott Van Slyke, but mostly thanks to Brim for the GIF: ...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres @ Dodgers Aug. 20, 2014: Time To Panic, Probably

You know, we’ve been talking a lot about Zack Greinke‘s elbow lately, but there was still the possibility of burying your head in the sand and pretending it wasn’t a real thing. Padres Dodgers 7:10 p.m. PT Los Angeles, Ca. 3B Solarte 2B Barney CF Almonte CF Puig LF Smith 1B Gonzalez 2B Gyorko RF Kemp ...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What Is The Plan For Joc Pederson In September?

You know, it’s funny: At various times this year, we figured for sure we were within days or maybe even hours of hearing the news that Joc Pederson was getting called up to the big leagues. When the center field situation really came to a head in early July, as both Andre Ethier and Scott Van Slyke attempted to fill the hole left by the shifting of Matt Kemp, it actually seemed...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ Braves August 12, 2014: Oh Good, More Dan Haren

While the Braves trot out the same lineup we’ve seen the last two nights, the Dodgers’ definitely has a “we’re in the middle of a really long time between days off” feel to it. Dodgers Braves 4:10 p.m. PT Atlanta, Ga. LF Crawford SS Bonifacio CF Puig 2B La Stella RF Kemp 1B Freeman 1B Van Slyke LF J...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig’s center field competence could make Joc Pederson expendable

It’s hard to believe it was two months ago, but that’s when Scott Van Slyke began to get regular looks in center field for the Dodgers. He did about as well as could be expected from a guy who is 6’5, 220 pounds (that’s his listed weight, but he weighs a little more than that). We were clamoring (expecting?) Joc Pederson to be be recalled to take over full-time center field...
Via Dodgers Digest
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

August Trade Candidates: Los Angeles Dodgers Carl Crawford

The July 31st trade deadline has come and gone, and the Los Angeles Dodgers still have a glut of outfielders. Yasiel Puig is one of the best hitters in baseball, Matt Kemp is swinging the bat very well, and Scott Van Slyke has posted very impressive numbers in just 179 plate appearances. Top prospect Joc Pederson is tearing up Triple-A Albuquerque. Meanwhile, high-priced outfielders...
Via Baseball News Source
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves @ Dodgers July 30, 2014: Something Of A Stable Lineup

Braves Dodgers 7:10pm PT Los Angeles, CA CF B.Upton 2B Gordon 2B La Stella CF Puig 1B Freeman SS Gonzalez LF J.Upton 1B Ramirez C Gattis RF Kemp 3B Johnson LF Van Slyke RF Doumit 3B Uribe RF Schafer C Ellis P Wood (L) P Greinke (R) Another day, another lineup...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chaos Of The Dodger Outfield

Carl Crawford returned from the disabled list on July 10th, just over two weeks ago. Crawford’s return brought the outfield back up to five players, with no real candidate to play center. I looked at the math of the offense prior to his return, and we’ve had all sorts of fun talking about the outfield shuffle since it re-commenced. So far, it has lived up to advanced billing...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats and Rockies engage in standoff after national anthem

Everyone reading this (and surely the guy writing this) did something today that was probably a waste of time, perhaps causing you to wonder if there was a better way you could have spent that particular chunk of your workday. But whatever you did — or didn’t — do, it couldn’t have been any more nonsensical than what the Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ Brandon Barnes...
Via Bloguin Best
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats and Rockies engage in standoff after national anthem

Everyone reading this (and surely the guy writing this) did something today that was probably a waste of time, perhaps causing you to wonder if there was a better way you could have spent that particular chunk of your workday. But whatever you did — or didn’t — do, it couldn’t have been any more nonsensical than what the Nationals’ Aaron Barrett and Rockies’ Brandon Barnes...
Via The Outside Corner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 100: Pirates 12 Dodgers 7

Let’s start here: since 2005, my Mom has been asking me to be in a post on WHYGAVS. If we’re being honest, I can’t ever tell how serious she is about it or if she’s just giving me a hard time (I mean, I hardly ever put MYSELF on WHYGAVS, geez, Mom, don’t you want the other people on the internet to think I’m cool?). Whenever she asks, I always say that it’ll happen...
Via WHYGAVS?
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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