Tag: Los Angeles Dodgers

Brief Baseball Bios – Kenny Lofton

Kenny Lofton may never be a Baseball Hall of Famer, but he was one heck of a player. He played mostly for the Cleveland Indians, but actually began with the Houston Astros. Lofton also had one year with the Atlanta Braves before returning to Cleveland, and played for many other teams later in his career, […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent was quite a ballplayer. He played for the Blue Jays, New York Mets, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Kent won the 2000 NL MVP, and deservedly so, as he had a career year with a 1.021 OPS! Kent was never a Gold Glove second baseman, but he was […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Chase Utley

Chase Utley was a very good Major League Baseball player. He was the Phillies’ overall best player for a very long time. Between 2003-2015,  even while suffering through many different injuries, Utley  compiled 61.5 Baseball-Reference Wins Above Replacement (WAR) for the Phillies. This includes the 0.3 WAR from his call-up stint in 2003 and the […]

J.D. Drew Was Better at Baseball Player Than You Remember

In his 14-year Major League Baseball career, J.D. Drew hit .278/.384/.489 with 242 home runs. His glove was worth 69 runs in the outfield according to the advanced defensive metrics from TotalZone. For his solid bat and above-average glove, Drew was worth a substantial 44.9 Wins Above Replacement. His career numbers and advanced statistics make […]

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