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2018 Schedule
92-71, 1st in NL West

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

In a year of big production from budding National League stars, Ronald Acuña Jr. wins NL Rookie of the Year, beating second-place finisher Juan Soto of the Nats and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. The Atlanta outfielder hit .293 with a .917 OPS and 26 homers in 111 games and earned 27 of 30 first-place votes.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

SP Hyun-Jin Ryu is expected to accept the Dodgers' qualifying offer, but C Yasmani Grandal will not, source confirms. Dodgers will look for a new, short-term catcher to buy time before their promising prospects are ready. And they will have a ton of starting pitching coming back.

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1dKeith Law

Law: Offseason trade market overview

For teams looking to make a high-impact addition, a winter swap could land some MVP-caliber performers.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

The Jackie Robinson Foundation announced Thu. a year-long national centennial celebration of his 1/31/19 birth, to include exhibitions, a speakers series & a jazz concert, culminating in the Dec. 2019 opening of a museum in his name in NYC — and a logo was unveiled.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Can confirm that the Dodgers have picked up Dave Roberts' 2019 option, as president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman told reporters from the GM Meetings. Today was the deadline for that, but the two sides will continue to try to hammer out a long-term deal. Seems interesting that it hasn't been done yet, but the Dodgers have a lot going on. Near the top of their list now is a new GM.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman has lost his right-hand man, Farhan Zaidi, who has accepted an offer to lead the Giants' front office, as first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle. Zaidi gets a promotion and returns to the Bay Area, where he attended Cal and worked for the A's. Tough loss for Friedman, especially to his biggest rival.

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Friedman: Machado's lack of hustle no secret

Although he admits he'd rather see more effort from Manny Machado, Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said Machado "checks all the boxes" when it comes to putting in the work and being a good teammate.

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7dDan Szymborski

Warning signs for each of the top 10 free agents

From Manny Machado's defense to Patrick Corbin's lack of a track record, there's reason to think long and hard before giving even the top free agents big bucks.

Dan Mullen ESPN.com 

The 2018 Rookie of the Year finalists have been announced with stacked trios in both leagues: NL finalists — Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. AL finalists — Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani and Yankees infielders Gleyber Torres and Miguel Andujar. Winners will be announced Nov. 12.

AP Photo/Stephen Hawkins

WS loss gives Rangers manager bond with fans

New Texas manager Chris Woodward, former Dodgers third base coach, said the sting of losing a second World Series helps him understand the disappointment Rangers fans feel. The Rangers were the last team to lose the World Series in back-to-back years.

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Clayton Kershaw, on his new deal: "It gives me a chance to prove a lot of people wrong. I think this year especially -- maybe rightfully so -- there's been a lot of people saying that I'm in decline or I'm not going to be as good as I once was. I'm looking forward to proving a lot of people wring with that."

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.382nd
Quality Starts952nd
Batting Average.25014th
On Base Percentage.3335th
Slugging Percentage.4423rd