The Dodgers are seemingly unstoppable right now, and not just because they’ve won 11 games in a row. On June 6, the Dodgers dropped their third straight game, which lost them a series to the Nationals Washington improved to an NL-best 37-20 with the victory. Fast-forward to today, though, and you’ve got the Dodgers at 66-29 thanks to a 31-4 stretch that now has them nine games ahead of the Nats in the win column instead of two games back.
31-4! Thirty-one wins against four losses in their last 35 games. As you can imagine, everything has been clicking for Los Angeles: Rookie sensation Cody Bellinger has hit 14 homers and slugged .714 during those 35 games. Cory Seager has hit .352/.431/.657. Justin Turner has arguably been better than both of them, posting a .364/.481/.692 line, while Joc Pederson, Yasiel Puig, and Chris Taylor have also dominated at the plate, with the lowest OPS from that trio in this stretch Taylor’s 853. The team as a whole has batted .273/.367/.527 with 149 extra-base hits, and they’ve been especially cruel to left-handed opponents (.304/.398/.617).
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