Discussion in 'Los Angeles DODGERS' started by irish, Oct 2, 2016.
This article is a pretty good breakdown of the possibilities of the Nats NLDS roster: http://wpo.st/P1Q22
Couple interesting things: I wonder if the Dodgers will think about carrying an extra lefty since the Nats bench might be filled with lefties
Also, the key Nats bench guys are Chris heisey and Clint Robinson... both ex-Dodgers lol
Those two things aren't mutually exclusive.
You sick bastard. GET OUTTA MY HEAD!!!
They actually did this for the Dodgers too, but most of it didn't fit on the screen.
LOS ANGELES -- When the Dodgers return from their Monday off for Tuesday night's workout, they will breathe a sigh of relief if outfielder Joc Pederson's right shoulder is OK and continue to hold their breath about outfielder Andrew Toles' left wrist.
On a futile diving attempt to catch Brandon Crawford's sinking liner in Sunday's 7-1 loss in San Francisco, Pederson landed hard on the shoulder he separated in late June. After the game, he acknowledged that he initially thought he might have reinjured the shoulder, but assured manager Dave Roberts he was fine and would be ready for the Friday night start of the National League Division Series in Washington (2:30 p.m. PT/FS1).
Damnit, now I have to update the graphic.
NLDS games still aren't sold out for the Dodgers. We're more like the 90s Braves than we thought.
2016 NLDS snapshot: Dodgers vs. Nationals
by Eric Stephen | True Blue LA — 54 minutes ago
For nearly every series during the regular season, we had a broad overview of the Dodgers and their opponents and their relative performances. Here, we extend that into the postseason, with a wide, snapshot look at the Dodgers and Nationals heading into their National League Division Series.
I went into a little more detail with this series, but here is a look at Los Angeles and Washington heading into their best-of-5 series.
Teams: Dodgers (91-71) vs. Nationals (95-67)
Split records: Dodgers 38-43 on road, Nationals 50-31 at home |/ Dodgers 53-28 at home, Nationals 45-36 on road
One-run games: Dodgers 22-20, Nationals 26-19
Run differential: Dodgers (+87, 3rd in NL), Nationals (+151, 2nd in NL)
Runs scored: Dodgers 4.48 per game (7th), Nationals 4.71 (4th)
Home runs: Dodgers 189 (8th), Nationals 203 (4th)
Stolen bases: Dodgers 45 (13th), Nationals 121 (5th)
RISP: Dodgers .250/.331/.410 (10th in OPS), Washington .259/.350/.414 (6th)
OPS+: Dodgers 98 (t-3rd), Nationals 98 (t-3rd)
wRC+: Dodgers 98 (5th), Nationals 97 (7th)
Runs allowed: Dodgers 3.94 (5th), Nationals 3.78 (2nd)
HR allowed: Dodgers 165 (7th), Nationals 155 (3rd)
SB allowed: Dodgers 87 (7th), Nationals 54 (1st)
Strikeouts: Dodgers 1,510 (1st), Nationals 1,476 (2nd)
K rate: Dodgers 25.1% (1st), Nationals 24.5% (2nd)
Starters ERA: Dodgers 3.95 (5th), Nationals 3.60 (2nd)
Starters FIP: Dodgers 3.65 (3rd), Nationals 3.61 (2nd)
Bullpen ERA: Dodgers 3.35 (1st), Nationals 3.37 (2nd)
Bullpen FIP: Dodgers 3.55 (3rd), Nationals 3.54 (1st)
ERA+: Dodgers 106 (5th), Nationals 119 (2nd)
FIP-: Dodgers 89 (3rd), Nationals 88 (2nd)
Last 10 games: Dodgers 5-5, Nationals 6-4
Last 20 games: Dodgers 11-9, Nationals 11-9
Last 30 games: Dodgers 18-12, Nationals 18-12
2016 head-to-head record: 5-1 Dodgers (2-1 in Washington)
2015 head-to-head: 4-2 LA (2-1 LA at Dodger Stadium)
Previous playoff matchup: 1981 NLCS vs. Montreal Expos (3-2 LA)*
Nationals SB Nation site: Federal Baseball
*This might be a bit of a stretch, as the Expos moved to Washington in 2005. But it was really just an excuse to show this video of the deciding run of that series, thanks to Rick Monday:
They will hit pivotal homeruns against us.
Gah MLB Network broadcasts for the playoffs is fucking stupid and their broadcasts suck anyways
I think I'll pass
Betty Preston has been destroyed.
The funny part is when I accidentally clicked on the link, it doesn't even work
is was betty yoda?
For sure, I'm on my phone. It also auto corrects every time I type in fuck to duck
You mean when it reads " duck it" in one of your posts, it's not on purpose?
I thought you were one of these non- cursers...
listening to commentators and trying to read the tea leaves from Washington reporters, the Nats seem really conflicted about their Game 2 starter. Some are saying they'd be dumb to not start Roark in Game 2, others the opposite... and they haven't decided as well. Roark is damn good, and Gio is shaky as hell, but I mean... our struggles against lefty isn't a fluke or anything
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