Carl Crawford LF LAD 2 weeks ago

Crawford is 5-for-25 so far this spring and still appears to project as the everyday left fielder.

Crawford has been hitting second in the order behind Jimmy Rollins this spring, so that could impact his stolen base totals. He's also likely to sit against some lefties despite hitting .321 against them last year.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 2 months ago

Crawford would appear to be in line to be the team's everyday left fielder and leadoff man given the trades of Dee Gordon and Matt Kemp this winter.Injuries and the glut of talent in last year's outfield limited Crawford to 343 at-bats, but with a strong second half (.333/.374/.462), perhaps there's some life left in his legs and bat after all.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rockies.

Crawford will get the day off with the Dodgers giving some of their regulars a break heading into the postseason. Andre Ethier will get the start in left field in Crawford's place.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford went 2-for-4 with a run scored against the Rockies on Friday night.

The 33-year old Crawford has been doing everything with the bat of late, contributing in all facets of the game while even stealing late-season bases. During Crawford's hot streak, he's pumped his batting average up since September 1 by 30 points from .267 to .297.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford was 2-for-2 with two RBI, three runs, a stolen base and hit by a pitch twice in a 9-1 win over the Giants.

Crawford reached base all four times at the plate and hit a back-breaking two-run double in the sixth to help the Dodgers clinch the NL West. The 33-year-old is showing no signs of ending a month-long scorching hot streak in which he's slashing .433/.463/.733 over 60 September at-bats.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford is out of the lineup Tuesday, CSN Bay Area's Andrew Baggarly reports.

Scott Van Slyke will get the start against lefty Madison Bumgarner as the Dodgers try to play the matchups.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford hit his eighth home run of the season Monday in a 1-for-5 effort against the Giants.

Crawford's homer was the lone bright spot for a Dodgers offense that scratched out four hits and none for the final 7.1 innings of the game. The 33-year-old is hitting .414 in September, but will most likely sit versus lefty Madison Bumgarner on Tuesday.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford is out of the lineup Saturday against the Cubs.

Crawford is now batting .438/.453/.729 for the month of September following a 1-for-4 effort Friday, but manager Don Mattingly remains intent on shielding him for left-handed pitching. Scott Van Slyke will start in left field and bat seventh Saturday against lefty Felix Doubront.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford is out of the lineup Thursday against the Cubs, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.

With the Dodgers facing a left-hander for the third straight game, Crawford will be on the bench for the second time during that span, as Scott Van Slyke makes a start in left field. Crawford has hit a sizzling .463 over 41 at-bats in September to this point, and while he'll continue to sit out against select lefties, there's no question he'll be in the lineup any time a righty is on the mound.

Carl Crawford LF LAD 6 months ago

Crawford is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Rockies.

Crawford will get the night off with the Dodgers facing Rockies left-hander Tyler Matzek. Scott Van Slyke will man left field for the Dodgers on Tuesday night.