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Offense has been flowing from the bats of the Dodgers this entire Spring. The Dodgers keep hitting homeruns and creating offense out of a lineup which does not have Matt Kemp nor Hanley Ramirez in it anymore. The Spring fireworks have surely made me miss the two aforementioned sluggers a bit less, even though seeing Matt Kemp in a San Diego Padres uniform will always be a strange and sad sight to me.
There have been numerous story lines coming out of Camelback Ranch this Spring, and the new front office had something to prove with their revamped roster. The Dodgers have hit the most homeruns (45) so far this Spring in the majors. The Arizona D-backs have only hit 12. The Dodgers also lead the majors in hits (292), runs (178) and RBI (171). The hope is that the offense can carry over into the regular season especially while several of the Dodgers key pitchers are shelved due to injury to begin the season.
The pitching issues have to be sorted out, but the exciting and productive offense has been fun to watch. While there has been many excellent offensive performances this Spring, let’s take a look at some of the top Dodgers hitters to show their stuff off in Arizona.
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