Dodgers Way Quick Hits: d’Arnaud, Orlando, Ferguson, Seager
By Jacob Rudner
The major league baseball landscape is beginning to take some shape, however, it’s foundation is hardly set and there is plenty of room for movement and change.
Through just a couple weeks of play, the Dodgers find themselves atop this loose foundation with the National League’s best record and the major’s second-best mark sitting only below the Twins.
For their early onset success, the Dodgers have been graced with an award of sorts. And award not quite as desirable as a postseason birth or another divisional title but a reward that can certainly help them get there: the Dodgers have been awarded room to breathe a bit. They have been awarded a safety net.
The safety net comes in the form of the team’s record currently (May 11 way too early in the morning) 11 games over .500 and a +50 run differential.
The safety net has allowed the team, in practice, to more fluid with the roster and not fear the disabled list. It has also allowed them to trade some of their depth.
So, with the roster changing and players getting ready to return from injury, here is the latest group of Dodgers news.