We decided to try something new with the blog. Every Friday, we will post a list of articles from different sources that pertain to the Dodgers. Some of the news you may have heard, others may have slipped through the cracks. Whatever the case, this should round out the week of Dodgers news and give you a break from our dumb faces. If you have a source you’d like to see on here, let us know!
Michael Boyle pitches well in Great Lakes loss – (True Blue LA) “Oklahoma City and Great Lakes both lost again on Tuesday. Loons right-hander Michael Boyle matched a season-high seven innings pitched on Tuesday against Bowling Green. Boyle gave up just one run on four hits, two walks, and one strikeout.”
Dodgers survive tough May but still lose ground in standings – (Dodgers Digest) “Chad penned a post back on May 2 that basically said the Dodgers were in for the toughest month they’d have all season (you know, save those pesky September games). They were 12-13 entering the month. Weathered the storm they did. In fact, they fared quite well.”
Dodgers May review: Clayton Kershaw at his best – (True Blue LA) “The Dodgers in May saw Julio Urias debut, saw Corey Seager tie a franchise record at his position in just his third major league month. The club on offense was led on offense by a pair of rookies, but ultimately May was about Clayton Kershaw, who had arguably the best month of his career.”
Looking at the Dodger bullpen, game by game – (Dodgers Insider) “… a snapshot of how each member of the Dodger bullpen has performed this season. In 173 separate appearances this season so far, the Dodger bullpen had done its job 76.3 percent of the time, with that figure slightly higher in May.”
Dodgers designate Alex Guerrero for assignment – (MLB Daily Dish) “The Dodgers have designated outfielder Alex Guerrero for assignment, as first reported by J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles News Group. The team will now have 10 days to either trade, release or outright Guerrero.”
Corey Seager ties May homer record for shortstops – (Dodgers Insider) “It’s doubtful many people realize the kind of month that Corey Seager just had. The 22-year-old’s three-run homer in the ninth inning of tonight’s 5-0 Dodger victory was his seventh round-tripper of the month, giving Seager a share of a franchise record.”
Andre Ethier’s return to be delayed – (Dodgers Insider) “Andre Ethier’s recovery from has slowed, and his expected June return has been delayed, Dave Roberts told reporters today. Roberts said that there isn’t much new with Ethier, who hasn’t been running at full body weight.”