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The start of the 2019 season for the MLB had lots of talk for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who were coming off back-to-back losses at the World Series. This gave them the spark that they’ve been using for the 2019 season.
After an offseason that involved trading Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Alex Wood and Kyle Farmer, the Dodgers took on veterans in A.J Pollock and Russell Martin. With a move such as this, it was apparent that Los Angeles was desperate for change.
As the season began, players like Cody Bellinger and Joc Pederson had a hot start. With a record of 19-12 to start off the campaign, momentum seemed to be heading in the right direction. The next month, that record improved to turned into 36-19. After that, the Dodgers quickly eclipsed 50 wins on the year. With a record of 60-29, Los Angeles is viewed as one of the largest threats in the National League.
Bellinger is currently behind in second to Milwaukee Brewers’ Christian Yelich with 30 HR. In 14th, Max Muncy has totaled 21 HR of his own.
Currently, the MLB is only three months away from the end of the season. It looks like either the New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins, or Houston Astros will be favored to represent the American League, while the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers will compete to be the favorites in the National League. The Dodgers haven’t seen a World Series title since 1988, but 2019 could pave the way for a new chapter.
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