2022 Los Angeles Dodgers Thread: Kings Of The Luxury Tax

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  1. bcuga

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    Have you had enough time to say whether or not you enjoy Freddie now? I told you guys you would love him.
     
  2. bro

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    He has a great glove. Wish he was showing more pop, but other than that, can’t complain. Has a penchant for coming up clutch
     
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  3. fish

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    Frauddie doesn't want to be here. Imagine how good he would be if he really did.
     
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  4. bro

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    Can’t win em all!
     
  5. ZeroPointZero

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    you sure about that?
     
  6. bro

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    You trying to ruin this?
     
  7. bro

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  8. bro

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    Got away with it earlier, but Mookie rolling over the ball to the left side quite a bit
     
  9. bro

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    Thanks for showing some pop Freddie!
     
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  10. bro

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    Pretty obvious target, but:

     
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    Curious to what LA would give for him.
     
  12. bro

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    not sure. Our farm is loaded. but for a 3 month rental, not sure it'd be a huge haul for Cincy.
     
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  13. Clark W. Griswold23

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    He’s under team control until 2024
     
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  14. bro

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    Ah, nice. I see his arb years now. I’d imagine dodgers likely wouldn’t part with miller or peipot, but maybe the third best pitching prospect. Maybe one of the top bats who is blocked out positionally to get Drury too
     
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  15. fish

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    Maybe we can convince them to take Cody off our hands.
     
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  16. bro

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    Ew. No thanks.
     
  17. fish

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    He's an elite defender and a bad stick. We can't do better?
     
  18. Clark W. Griswold23

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    Thinking with my heart but I think he will finally get it back together.
     
  19. fish

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    Guy always looks the part, no doubt. But outside of some big postseason ABs, it's been three years of bleh. How much longer should we run him out there?
     
  20. bro

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    Playoff belli is a thing. When it speeds up for everyone else, he seems able to get it to slow down in big moments. I’m not keen to trade that away
     
  21. bro

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    Until he is a free agent after the 2023 season
     
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  22. bro

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    Bound to happen but Mitch looking a bit more like his middle reliever self tonight
     
  24. Iron Mickey

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    Pujols hyping his derby finale.
     
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  25. CC_Nole

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    :notobamanotbad:
     
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  26. fish

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    As much as Max has struggled, his inability to make a productive out has absolutely killed us in so many games.
     
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  27. bro

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    Pathetic not to score there. Awful
     
  28. CC_Nole

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    Don’t worry guys, Cody vs a left hander has got us
     
  29. bro

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    Yep. Man, if he would just click, this team could go to the stratosphere
     
  30. bro

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    95 right down the pipe :awshucks:
     
  31. CC_Nole

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    I love awful umps
     
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  32. bro

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    Price is washed
     
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  33. bro

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    Not sure why you give Jake lamb a green light after Gallegos has thrown 7 straight balls
     
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  34. bro

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    From letting Mitch go too long, to bringing in price, to that green light, not a well managed game. You could tell dodgers were content to let this game go so they didn’t exhaust the beat pen pieces


    But really the game was lost with the bases loaded failure.
     
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  35. bro

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    Hanser has been such a let down. Not the right handed bench hitter we need
     
  36. Iron Mickey

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    Bellinger’s straight leg 90° bat stance sure feels like a .200 position
     
  37. Iron Mickey

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    As I say that
     
  38. bro

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    Not sure I’m ready to LOL at this
     
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  39. bro

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    Trayce has come back down to earth, as one would expect. Needed something there
     
  40. bro

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  41. Iron Mickey

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    Entertaining in the second worst way
     
  42. CC_Nole

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    Earlier in the year being down 2 runs seemed like an auto loss, and lately it feels like no lead is safe.
     
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  44. bro

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    Really good article about the Dodgers woes with the bases loaded and middle-middle fast balls

    https://www.truebluela.com/2022/7/1...-bases-loaded-woes-meatball-problem-hard-mode

    main culprits on middle-middle heaters are Muncy, Belli and Trea Turner.

    with bases loaded, main culprits are Belli, Mookie, and CT3

    Dodgers are 29th against pitches in the heart of the zone


    In sum, the Dodgers up to this point have come up empty against middle-middle fastballs. But breaking and offspeed pitches have been point of strength (as Ben Clemens also noted), and so have all kinds of borderline pitches. And keeping up with recent tradition, they haven’t been susceptible to pitches outside the zone...

    ...Despite abysmal numbers against meatballs, the Dodgers rank second in runs generated from swings and takes, which make up most of a team’s offensive output. It really is bizarre....

    ...But as it stands, the Dodgers’ path to an elite offense has been, well, supremely weird. The top five offenses this season by wRC+ belong to, in order: the Yankees, Astros, Dodgers, Twins, and Mets. Four of the five teams are among the top ten in Heart zone runs; the other one is 29th. As if hitting isn’t difficult enough, the Dodgers this season are playing on hard mode, producing runs via 50–50 pitches and nasty breaking balls both in and out of the zone.
     
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  45. fish

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    Feels like that's gotta correct a bit in the second half. If they start hitting the meatballs, look out!
     
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    also something that can be addressed at the trade deadline?

    Hey Siri, find me an available RH hitter who can hit meatballs. Thanks.


    There is also a clip form Hairston in there talking about Belli's swing and where he should be placing his hands. I can only imagine the amount of different tweaks he has tried over the past 2-3 years.
     
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  47. bro

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    Onto the IL. pray to god it is nothing major
     
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