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Fri, Aug 12
@ Kansas City Royals (47-67)
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Final
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NL West Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
78-33 10-0 W11
64-51 5-5 W3
55-57 4-6 W1
51-61 6-4 L1
51-64 5-5 W2

2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .179 13 40 .677 2

Top Max Muncy News

  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Starting Friday

    Muncy (hand) is starting Friday's game against the Royals, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.

    Muncy exited Wednesday's game against the Twins after a groundball hit him in the hand, but he'll be back in the lineup after the Dodgers' off day Thursday. He's serving as the designated hitter and batting seventh Friday.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Exits with hand injury

    Muncy left Wednesday's win over Minnesota in the fifth inning after a ground ball hit him in the hand. X-rays after the game were negative, Matthew Moreno of DodgerBlue.com reports.

    Muncy went 1-for-2 with a home run before departing. It doesn't sound like a serious injury, but he may need to sit out a game or two.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Goes deep again

    Muncy went 2-for-5 with a solo home run, a double and an additional RBI in a 10-3 win against the Twins on Tuesday.

    Muncy connected on a solo shot off Minnesota starter Joe Ryan in the second inning and added an RBI double in the seventh to extend his hitting streak to a modest six games, coinciding with the start of August. During the stretch, the 31-year-old is slashing .375/.400/.875 with three home runs and doubles apiece in 24 at-bats and the successful week has upped Muncy's OPS from .613 to .665.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Emerging from season-long slump

    Muncy went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Saturday's 8-3 win against San Diego.

    Muncy's lone hit of the game was a big one, as his fifth-inning, three-run blast gave Los Angeles a lead it did not relinquish. The homer was his second in four games and extended his on-base streak to eight contests. Over that stretch, Muncy is slashing .276/.353/.552 -- a considerable uptick from his .170/.313/.329 line on the season.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Out against lefty

    Muncy is not in Friday's lineup against the Padres, Juan Toribio of MLB.com reports.

    With Miguel Vargas and Chris Taylor active, Muncy may start to sit regularly against lefties, as he is for this contest against Sean Manaea. Muncy is slashing .250/.333/.417 with one home run and 12 strikeouts over his last 10 games.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Knocks 10th homer

    Muncy went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in Monday's 8-2 win over the Giants.

    Muncy gave the Dodgers the lead in the second inning, and they never looked back. The homer was his first since the All-Star break and his 10th of the year. The infielder is slashing .162/.312/.314 with 34 RBI, 41 runs scored and two stolen bases through 343 plate appearances.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Swipes bag in loss

    Muncy went 1-for-3 with a double, a stolen base and a hit-by-pitch in Saturday's 5-3 loss to the Rockies.

    Muncy has hit safely in five of his last six games, though he's now gone 18 contests without a multi-hit effort. His steal was his second of the year, matching his total from last season. The infielder continues to struggle at the plate with a .162/.310/.305 slash line, nine home runs, 31 RBI, 39 runs scored, 10 doubles and a triple in 335 plate appearances. If the Dodgers elect to add a hitter before Tuesday's trade deadline, Muncy could soon find himself in a bench or platoon role.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Takes seat Wednesday

    Muncy isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Nationals, Kirsten Watson of SportsNet LA reports.

    Muncy started the last seven games and hit just .115 with a homer, a double, four runs and four RBI. However, he'll get a breather Wednesday while Justin Turner (abdomen) starts at third base and Will Smith serves as the designated hitter.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Blasts three-run homer

    Muncy went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Angels.

    Entering Saturday, Muncy had gone 1-for-23 with a double and seven walks in his last eight games. He doubled the Dodgers' lead with a three-run blast in the third inning for his first homer since July 5. The 31-year-old infielder still has a wretched .160 batting average this year, but he's added nine homers, 30 RBI, 35 runs scored and a stolen base through 73 contests. He's maintained a regular role in the lineup against right-handers, though he's sat out three of the Dodgers' 15 games in July.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: On bench Sunday

    Muncy is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Angels, Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports.

    Muncy is 1-for-23 with a double, two RBI, two runs and 11 strikeouts over his past eight games, though he's also walked seven times during that stretch. Justin Turner will shift to third base while catcher Will Smith rests his legs as the designated hitter against southpaw Patrick Sandoval.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Takes seat Tuesday

    Muncy is on the bench Tuesday against the Cardinals, Kirsten Watson of SportsNet LA reports.

    Days off may become more frequent for Muncy, who's gone 4-for-30 since the beginning of July, if he doesn't begin producing more consistently at the plate. Justin Turner is playing third base Tuesday while Will Smith fills in at designated hitter.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Fills stat sheet Tuesday

    Muncy went 2-for-2 with a home run, a double, two walks, two RBI, a stolen base and three runs scored in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Rockies.

    Muncy is starting to find his power again, as he's homered three times in his last seven games. He was productive across the board Tuesday, but that's been a rarity for the infielder in 2022. For the season, he's at a .171/.326/.327 slash line with eight homers, one steal, 25 RBI and 32 runs scored through 261 plate appearances.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Not starting Monday

    Muncy is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Rockies.

    Muncy went just 4-for-33 (.121) over his last 10 games, so he will get a chance to clear his head. Mookie Betts will start at second base Monday, and Hanser Alberto will get the nod at third.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Goes deep Friday

    Muncy went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Friday's 5-1 win over the Padres.

    Muncy opened the scoring with a second-inning solo shot off Padres starter Blake Snell. This was Muncy's third homer in his last nine games, a span in which he's gone 7-for-30 (.233). The infielder's picked up his pace only slightly, as he's still slashing a meager .168/.325/.312 with seven homers, 22 RBI, 29 runs scored, six doubles and a triple through 249 plate appearances.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Swats sixth home run

    Muncy went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a double in a 7-4 loss to the Rockies on Tuesday.

    Muncy took Kyle Freeland deep with a second-deck blast in the sixth inning and later doubled to make it a multi-hit effort. The 31-year-old left-handed batter is walking at an 18.6% rate and has a respectable .325 OBP despite batting only .167 on the season.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Steps out of lineup

    Muncy is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against Atlanta, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.

    Muncy started the past nine games and will receive Saturday off after posting a .219/.375/.313 slash line during that stretch. Justin Turner will shift to third base while catcher Will Smith rests his legs as the designated hitter.

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  • Dodgers' Max Muncy: Swats fifith homer

    Muncy went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored Thursday against Cincinnati.

    Muncy highlighted his performance by taking Hunter Greene yard in the fifth inning to record his fifth home of the season. However, he also managed his first multi-hit game since June 9 and his fifth of the campaign. Muncy is still hitting only .232 in 12 games since being activated from the injured list.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 210 lbs
Birthplace: Midland, TX
Age: 31
School: Baylor
Experience: 5
Bats/Throws: L, R