Posts tagged Los Angeles Dodgers
Scott Boras vs. Shifting

One of the most iconic sports agents to ever hold the title, Scott Boras, called shifting in Major League Baseball “discriminatory” to left-handed hitters. Well actually, that’s not completely true. The definition of discrimination is defined as the unjust treatment of different categories of people.

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Stock Analysis - Manny Machado (MCDO): Bearish or Bullish?

Manny Machado has turned a lot of heads this postseason, and it hasn’t been because of how well he is playing. Instead, there are experts claiming that the Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop, a pending free agent, has cost himself money this winter because of a poor attitude, a lack of hustle and some especially dirty play.

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NLCS Preview: Dodgers vs Brewers

This is where the Los Angeles Dodgers always planned to end up. As one of MLB’s perennial big spenders, anything less than the game’s semi-finals would be inadequate. For the Milwaukee Brewers, an NLCS appearance this season seemed possible…

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Clayton Kershaw: Newfound Effectiveness by Injury or Intent?

Clayton Kershaw has been a Major League pitcher for 11 seasons now. His 6’4 frame, $215 million contract, 153 career wins, sub-3 ERA for his career, and 2,275 strikeouts can be quite an intimidating factor when batters step into the box. But what has this season’s Clayton Kershaw different from years past?

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Braves vs Dodgers: Analysis and Predictions

This is the exact scenario that every Atlanta Braves proponent was scared about. The NL East champions are brimming with talent, youth and excitement. They are going to put together a deep playoff run eventually, and it could happen soon, but 2018 may just be too soon. They already find themselves down 2-0 to the proven Los Angeles Dodgers, and neither game has been particularly competitive.

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Data Analysis on True Value of Home Field Advantage in the Playoff

From 2003 until 2017, Major League Baseball tried something different. Rather than giving home field advantage in the World Series to the team that won more games during the regular season, it was determined based on the outcome of each season’s All-Star Game. Just about everyone around the league hated this system, and it was eventually scrapped. But why the vitriol? Does it really make a difference where the games are played?

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