Both Story Seager have broken the record for most home runs by rookie shortstops before the All-Star break. Now, they're looking to break the mark for most long balls by a National League rookie shortstop for an entire season.
The MLB's new "bonafide" slide rule has already had an affect on the outcome of several games in the early season. The league needs to realize that the timing and the overall rule change itself has negatively impacted the way Americans view the sport already and how they could see it in the future.
The Dodgers completed their 3-game sweep of the Padres on Wednesday night at Petco Park. The Padres got shutout again, for the third time in three games this season, as Andy Green's team searches for their first run.
The Dodgers just can't seem to get over the hump and get into a World Series. They have been on the cusp for years now, but they haven't been able to take that final step. Maybe 2016 is the year when Clayton Kershaw and company continue their stellar play deep into a playoff run.