Dodgers Weekly Recap: Opening Week

After the news that Dodgers Ace Clayton Kershaw was unable to start the season, fans were a little worried, especially after how last season started in Chavez Ravine. How did the Dodgers respond…? By winning five out of their first seven games, and the main component of those wins was the long ball. The Boys in Blue have really picked up for their injured star … smacking 18 home runs as a team (first among all MLB teams) and providing some timely hitting to take the first home-stand of the season. Lets take a look at the Dodgers opening week:

NL West Standings

WEST RECORD GB STK
LAD 5-2 W2
SD 4-3 1 W1
ARI 3-4 2 L1
COL 3-4 2 W1
SF 2-5 3 L2

 


Who’s Hot & Who’s Not

🌟 of the Week

Cody Bellinger, RF

LAST WEEK

AVGHRRBI
.438513

’19 SEASON

AVGHRRBI
.438513

CODY BELLINGER IS RED HOT at the moment. After having a sophomore slump, Bellinger, now in his 3rd big-league season, is ready to go right out of the gate. He leads the Dodgers in at bats, plate appearances, hits, home runs, runs batted in, AND in stolen bases (1). Cody is having the start we all hoped for.

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Joe Kelly, RP

LAST WEEK

ERAW-LWHIP
18.000-12.67

’19 SEASON

ERAW-LWHIP
18.000-12.67

When Joe Kelly came to the Dodgers from Boston, he was supposed to be the bridge between the 7th and 9th innings. In two games so far, Kelly has faced 17 batters, given up 7 hits, 6 runs, and 2 home runs. If Kelly did the job he did in Boston, the Dodgers would have two less losses.

Game Results

Record

Last Week 5-2
2019 Season 5-2
2018 Season 2-5

Box Scores

Game 1: LA Dodgers 12, Arizona 5

Dodger Stadium | March 28, 2019 | 1:10 PM

Team R H E

ARI

5 9 0

LAD

12 12 0

WP: H. Ryu (1-0), LP: Z. Greinke (0-1) 

BATTING
HR: A. Barnes (1), C. Bellinger (1), K. Hernandez 2 (2), C. Seager (1), M. Muncy (1), J. Pederson 2 (2)
RBI: A. Barnes (1), C. Bellinger (1), K. Hernandez 3 (3), M. Muncy 2 (2), J. Pederson 4 (4), C. Seager (1)

PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: Ryu 82-59; Garcia 12-7; Stewart 31-22


Game 2: Arizona 5 @ LA Dodgers 4 (F/13)

Dodger Stadium | Friday, March 29, 2019 | 7:10 PM

Team R H E

ARI

5 10 0

LAD

4 11 0

WP: M. Andriese (1-0), LP: Garcia (0-1), SV: G. Holland (1) 

BATTING
2B: A. Pollack (1)

RBI: A. Pollack 3 (3), C. Seager (2)

PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: Stripling 76-51; Alexander 8-5; Baez 22-11; Kelly 27-17; Jansen 16-11; Ferguson 14-9; Floro 32-51; Garcia 30-14


Game 3: LA Dodgers 18, Arizona 5

Dodger Stadium | Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 6:10 PM

Team R H E

ARI

5 7 1

LAD

18 19 0

WP: K. Maeda (1-0), LP: Z. Godley (0-1)

BATTING
HR: Bellinger 2 (3); Barnes (2); Pederson (3)
RBI: Barnes 2 (3); Bellinger 6 (7); Muncy (3); Pederson (5); Pollock (4); Seager (3); Turner 5 (5); Verdugo (1)

PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: Maeda 106-68; Stewart 30-18; R. Martin 10-8


Game 4: LA Dodgers 8, Arizona 7

Dodgers Stadium | Sunday, March 31, 2019 | 1:10 PM

Team R H E

ARI

7 13 3

LAD

8 8 0

WP: Floro (1-0), LP: Hirano (0-1)

BATTING
HR: Bellinger (4)
RBI: Bellinger (8); Hernández (4); Muncy (4); Pollack 2 (6); Verdugo 2 (3)

PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: Buehler 66-45; Báez 20-14; Alexander 1-1; García 16-10; Ferguson 17-12; Floro 18-12; Jansen 15-11


Game 5: San Francisco 4, LA Dodgers 2

Dodger Stadium | Monday, April 1, 2019 | 7:10 PM PT

Team R H E

SFG-2019

4 9 0

LAD

2 7 1

WP: T. Gott (1-0), LP: J. Kelly (0-1), SV: W. Smith (2)

BATTING
HR: Taylor (1); Verdugo (1)
RBI: Taylor (1); Verdugo (4)

PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: Urias 77-51; Kelly 37-28; Alexander 4-2; Floro 5-2; Baez 22-14


Game 6: LA Dodgers 6, San Francisco 5

Dodger Stadium | Tuesday, April 2, 2019 | 7:10 PM PT

Team R H E

SFG-2019

5 9 2

LAD

6 7 1

WP: H. Ryu (2-0), LP: M. Bumgarner (0-2), SV: K. Jensen (2)

BATTING
HR: Bellinger (5)
RBI: Bellinger 4 (12); Hernandez (5); Turner (6)

PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: Ryu 87-58; Ferguson 20-14; Garcia 9-2; Jansen 15-9


Game 7: LA Dodgers 5, San Francisco 3

Dodger Stadium | Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 7:10 PM PT

Team R H E

SFG-2019

3 6 0

LAD

5 7 0

WP: S. Alexander (1-0), LP: R. Moronta (0-1), SV: K. Jensen (3)

BATTING
HR: Hernandez (3)
RBI: Bellinger (13); Freese 2 (2), Hernandez (6), Taylor (2)

PITCHING
Pitches-Strikes: Stripling 87-61; Alexander 8-6; Ferguson 8-6; Jansen 14-10


Leaders

Cody Bellinger | RF

.438 AVG | 5 HR | 13 RBI

Hyun-Jin Ryu | SP

2-0 | 2.08 ERA | 13 SO

Hitting

Average

RkPlayerAvg
1C. Bellinger, RF.438
2E. Hernandez, 2B.435
3J. Pederson, LF.412
4A. Barnes, C.400
5R. Martin, C.333

*Min 8 At Bats

Home Runs

RkPlayerHR
1C. Bellinger, RF5
T2E. Hernandez, 2B3
T2J. Pederson, LF3
4A. Barnes, C2
T5A. Pollack, CF1

Runs Batted In

RkPlayerRBI
1C. Bellinger, RF 13
T2E. Hernandez, 2B6
T2A. Pollack, CF6
T2J. Turner, 3B6
5J. Peterson, LF5

On Base + Slugging %

RkPlayerOPS
1J. Pederson, LF 1.565
2E. Hernandez, 2B1.370
3C. Bellinger, RF1.361
4A. Barnes, C 1.337
5R. Martin, C.983

Pitching

Earned Run Average

RkPlayerERA
T1D. Floro, RP0.00
T1S. Alexander, RP0.00
T1C. Ferguson, RP0.00
T1K. Jensen, CP0.00
T1J. Urias, SP0.00

*Min 2.0 Innings Pitched

Wins

RkPlayerW-L
1H. Ryu, SP2-0
T2K. Maeda, SP1-0
T2D. Floro, RP1-0
T2S. Alexander, RP1-0

Strike Outs

RkPlayerSO
1H. Ryu, SP13
2R. Stripling, SP8
3J. Urias, SP7
T4K. Maeda, SP 6
5C. Ferguson, RP5

Walks + Hits per IP

RkPlayerWHIP
1S. Alexander, RP.429
2K. Jensen, CP.500
3J. Urias, SP.600
4C. Ferguson, RP.750
5H. Ryu, SP.769

Full stats available on Baseball Reference


Look Ahead to Next Week

Date   Opp Proj Starter
4/5 @ COL K. Maeda (1-0, 4.05, 6 SO)
4/6 @ COL W. Buehler (0-0, 15.00, 0 SO)
4/7 @ COL J. Urias (0-0, 0.00, 7 SO)
4/8 @ STL H. Ryu (2-0, 2.08, 13 SO)
4/9 @

STL

R. Stripling (0-0, 2.31, 8 SO)
4/10 @

STL

K. Maeda (1-0, 4.05, 6 SO)
4/11 @

STL

 W. Buehler (0-0, 15.00, 0 SO)

Full schedule available on MLB.com


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