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2017 RECAP

Record: 49 - 26

Last Season’s Fantasy Highlights

Despite missing about six starts, Clayton Kershaw pitched himself into consensus top-five overall fantasy status. Dee Gordon parlayed a solid effort in the second game of the season-opening Australia series into a regular job and 64 steals, paving the way for the deal to Miami. Adrian Gonzalez showed there’s still some power left in his bat thumping 27 homers en route to his fifth straight 100-RBI campaign (it would be eight save for falling one short in 2009). Kenley Jansen firmly established himself as an elite closer, fantasy and otherwise.

What Has Changed?

Matt Kemp moved a few miles south to sunny San Diego while Hanley Ramirez jetted 3,000 miles east to Boston, returning to the team that drafted him. Top rookie prospect Joc Pederson will be afforded every opportunity to claim center field while Howie Kendrick and Jimmy Rollins form a new veteran keystone combo. Yasmani Grandal supplants A.J. Ellis as the primary catcher. Brandon McCarthy and Brett Anderson were signed to fill out the back-end of a solid rotation.

What to Expect:

From a fantasy perspective, the big question is where Puig hits in the order. He sat in the two-hole for much of last year which boosted his runs but put a big dent in his RBI potential. If Puig moves down a spot or two the additional run production potentially puts him in the overall top-25. Temper Expectations on Pederson until he shows he can make consistent contact against MLB pitching. He could easily fall into a platoon role with both Scott Van Slyke and Chris Heisey around to rake against left-handed pitchers.

This Year’s Surprise:

The impact will be lessened since he’s likely to only play against right-handers but Carl Crawford’s production when on the field should be his best since his salad days with Tampa. The aforementioned Van Slyke and Heisey should help keep him fresh and the overall team construction should allow Crawford to settle in and do his thing.

2017 STANDINGS

# TEAM W L
1 Los Angeles Dodgers 49 26
2 Colorado Rockies 47 29
3 Arizona D-backs 46 28
4 San Diego Padres 30 44
5 San Francisco Giants 27 49

2017 YTD STATS

Catcher

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Yasmani Grandal (B) LA C 62 220 26 59 29 15 0 9 17 0 62 0 0 .268
Austin Barnes (R) LA C 38 84 17 24 11 8 2 2 17 0 18 4 0 .286

First Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Rob Segedin (R) LA 1B 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .250
Adrián González (L) LA 1B 49 165 9 42 23 11 0 1 12 1 31 0 1 .255

Second Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Logan Forsythe (R) LA 2B 40 132 15 27 11 4 0 2 22 0 47 1 0 .205
Mike Freeman (L) LA 2B 16 30 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 9 0 0 .067
Chase Utley (L) LA 2B 62 160 22 37 20 7 3 4 22 0 27 3 1 .231

Third Base

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Justin Turner (R) LA 3B 51 186 28 73 28 15 0 5 18 0 25 2 0 .393

Short Stop

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Corey Seager (L) LA SS 73 265 56 79 39 19 0 12 41 4 64 3 1 .298

Left Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Andrew Toles (L) LA LF 31 96 17 26 15 3 0 5 5 0 16 0 1 .271
Cody Bellinger (L) LA LF 55 206 42 56 51 13 1 22 18 5 69 5 0 .272
Brett Eibner (R) LA LF 17 33 3 6 6 0 0 2 2 0 17 0 0 .182
Scott Van Slyke (R) LA LF 28 41 6 5 3 1 0 2 5 1 15 1 0 .122
Franklin Gutiérrez (R) LA LF 34 55 8 13 8 3 0 1 7 0 15 0 1 .236

Center Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Chris Taylor (R) LA CF 58 194 36 55 32 13 0 9 26 0 63 8 2 .284
Kiké Hernández (R) LA CF 66 152 29 35 22 17 1 7 18 0 37 3 0 .230
Joc Pederson (L) LA CF 46 138 25 31 17 9 0 5 21 1 39 1 3 .225
Trayce Thompson (R) LA CF 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000

Right Field

Player Tm Pos G AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB IBB K SB CS AVG
Yasiel Puig (R) LA RF 70 244 36 60 41 10 0 14 26 4 53 9 2 .246

Pitcher

Player Tm Pos G GS W L Sv IP H HR ER BB K ERA WHIP
Alex Wood (L) LA SP 13 11 8 0 0 67.2 45 2 14 15 79 1.86 0.92
Kenley Jansen (R) LA RP 30 0 4 0 16 31.0 17 1 3 0 50 0.87 0.55
Justin Marks (L) LA RP 1 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 1 1 1 1 6.75 2.25
Brock Stewart (R) LA RP 1 0 0 0 1 3.0 0 0 0 1 4 0.00 0.33
Pedro Báez (R) LA RP 31 0 1 0 0 31.2 23 3 5 12 30 1.42 1.17
Brandon McCarthy (R) LA SP 12 12 6 3 0 69.0 56 4 22 18 55 2.87 1.07
Rich Hill (L) LA SP 9 9 4 3 0 40.0 36 6 21 26 43 4.73 1.55
Grant Dayton (L) LA RP 24 0 1 1 0 20.0 12 3 8 9 18 3.60 1.10
Josh Ravin (R) LA RP 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0.00 0.50
Josh Fields (R) LA RP 27 0 3 0 1 27.0 20 6 9 8 32 3.00 1.04
Luis Avilán (L) LA RP 29 0 1 1 0 19.0 21 0 8 9 23 3.79 1.63
Brandon Morrow (R) LA RP 7 0 2 0 0 8.0 3 0 0 1 11 0.00 0.50
Ross Stripling (R) LA RP 21 0 0 3 1 36.0 41 3 16 6 39 4.00 1.36
Chris Hatcher (R) LA RP 26 0 0 1 0 36.2 37 7 19 12 43 4.66 1.34
Julio Urías (L) LA SP 5 5 0 2 0 23.1 23 1 14 13 11 5.40 1.59
Adam Liberatore (L) LA RP 4 0 0 0 0 3.1 3 0 1 2 5 2.70 1.50
Clayton Kershaw (L) LA SP 15 15 10 2 0 103.1 79 17 30 17 115 2.61 0.93
Kenta Maeda (R) LA RP 13 11 5 3 1 62.1 56 10 32 17 65 4.62 1.19
Sergio Romo (R) LA RP 26 0 1 1 0 21.2 18 5 14 8 26 5.82 1.25
Jason Wheeler (L) LA RP 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 6 1 3 4 0 9.00 3.33
Hyun-Jin Ryu (L) LA SP 13 12 3 6 1 67.0 73 14 32 19 61 4.30 1.40

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