Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer to highlight a four-run fifth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 Friday night.
Staying loyal to slumping players may pan out better for real-life MLB managers than for fantasy owners, so think long and hard about keeping your favorite player in the lineup while he’s going through an 0-for-28 slump at the plate. Those at-bats can really hurt your team down the stretch.
The Dodgers will place third basemen Justin Turner on the 15-day Disabled List, along with sending pitchers Zach Lee and Mike Bolsinger down to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
The Los Angeles Dodgers made a splash this week by completing a 13-player deal with the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves.
It’s hard to preach patience with an unproven Fantasy asset. That was the case with Brad Miller after his early struggles. Miller had a nice rookie year, which led to many buying into the hype for his second season. When things didn’t pan out, most owners cut bait, deciding to ride the hot hand.