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Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Absent from lineup Wednesday
Lux isn't starting Wednesday against the Brewers, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Lux has slightly improved at the plate recently, going 3-for-14 with two homers, four RBI, three walks and seven strikeouts over the last four games. However, Hanser Alberto will draw the start at the keystone and bat seventh Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Homers again in win
Lux went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in a 4-0 victory against Milwaukee on Monday.
Lux's sixth-inning homer to left field put the final insurance runs on the board for Los Angeles. It was his second long ball in three days following a 22-game stretch without going deep. Lux's .296 season batting average is impressive but comes with only six homers. He'll see his fantasy value jump down the stretch if he's able to continue unlocking more power.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Swats solo shot
Lux went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, an additional RBI and a walk in Saturday's 13-3 win over the Royals.
Lux knocked in the Dodgers' fourth run of the the first inning with a single to right field, and he followed with a 431-foot solo shot to center in the third. The long ball ended a nearly month-long homer drought for the 24-year-old, though he's otherwise been fine with a .297/.384/.459 slash line since July 15. Lux's lack of power (he has just five homers on the campaign) hurts his fantasy value, but he's still worth rostering in most leagues given his .299 batting average and seven stolen bases on the campaign.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Heads to bench Friday
Lux is out of the lineup for Friday's game at Kansas City, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.
Lux started the past four games and will take a seat after going 3-for-14 with a double, a walk, three runs and a stolen base. Hanser Alberto will start at the keystone against Royals lefty Daniel Lynch.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Breaks out of slump
Lux went 2-for-4 with a triple, two runs and two RBI in Tuesday's 9-5 victory over San Francisco.
Lux knocked an RBI single and scored in the second inning, delivered an RBI fielder's choice in third and scored after tripling in the eighth to break an 0-for-11 stretch across his last four games. The successful performance raises Lux's slash line to .298/.373/.427 while he boasts 52 runs, 32 RBI, four home runs and six stolen bases.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Notches steal in win
Lux went 0-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base and a run scored in Sunday's 7-3 win over the Rockies.
Lux has gone 0-for-7 with two walks in his last three games, a cold spell that followed a stretch of four multi-hit efforts in five contests. The 24-year-old was able to do alright with his one trip aboard Sunday, stealing third base and scoring on a James Outman double in the eighth inning. Lux owns a .299/.376/.425 slash line with four home runs, six steals, 30 RBI and a career-high 50 runs scored through 93 contests.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Riding pine Saturday
Lux is not in Saturday's lineup against the Rockies.
With southpaw Kyle Freeland on the hill for the Rockies, Lux will head to the bench in favor of righty-hitting Hanser Alberto. Lux is hitting .338/.429/.563 with two home runs, three triples and four doubles in 23 games this month.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Another three-hit effort
Lux went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Thursday's 13-0 win over the Rockies.
Lux has found his swing again, posting multiple hits in four of the last five games. He contributed an RBI single and a run during the Dodgers' five-run fourth inning. The 24-year-old is hitting .307 -- the highest his average has been since April 17 -- with an .817 OPS, four home runs, 29 RBI, 49 runs scored, five stolen bases and 15 doubles through 90 contests. He should continue to see a near-everyday role at second base or in left field, especially considering how well he's done at the plate lately.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Three-hit game
Lux went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in a 7-1 win over the Nationals on Wednesday.
Lux's three-hit performance against the Nationals punctuated his red-hot July. The 24-year-old second baseman has an OPS of 1.004 this month and is in the midst of a breakout season. His 2.8 Fangraphs WAR is equal to Pete Alonso's and a touch higher than those of Kyle Tucker and Vladimir Guerrero. Lux also has a BABIP of .363, so it is worth watching to see if his numbers regress over the remainder of the season.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Knocks in two runs Sunday
Lux went 2-for-4 with a run and two RBI in Sunday's 7-4 victory against the Giants.
Lux notched his first RBI of the contest with a single in the third inning and plated another run with a single in the seventh. The second baseman batted fifth in the order for the first time this season, though that may simply have been a result of Will Smith getting a day off and Justin Turner (abdomen) continuing to be unable to play. Regardless, Lux has hit well this season, as all three marks in his .295/.373/.424 slash line are a career high.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Not in Thursday's lineup
Lux isn't starting Thursday against the Giants, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Lux started the four games prior to the All-Star break and went 1-for-12 with a homer, three runs, two RBI, three walks and a strikeout. Hanser Alberto is taking over at the keystone and batting sixth Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Swats fourth homer
Lux went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in Thursday's 4-0 victory versus the Cardinals.
Lux provided the final runs of the contest with his two-run shot to right field in the seventh inning. The homer was just the fourth of the season for Lux, who slugged 26 homers between Double-A and Triple-A in 2019. Despite the lack of power, he's enjoying a solid season at the plate, slashing .299/.373/.425 with 44 runs, 22 RBI and five stolen bases over 287 plate appearances. He's also done well to improve his strikeout rate to 17.8 percent while maintaining a 10.9 percent walk rate.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Not starting Tuesday
Lux is not in the lineup Tuesday versus St. Louis, Kirsten Watson of SportsNet LA reports.
Consecutive two-hit performances have Lux slashing .393/.485/.679 in nine games since the start of July. Hanser Alberto starts at second base with the left-handed Matthew Liberatore pitching for the Cardinals.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: On base four times
Lux went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks, one RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's 11-9 win over the Cubs.
Lux has gone 10-for-20 (.500) with five walks during his current seven-game hitting streak. He's recorded a home run, two triples, three RBI and three runs scored in that span. The 24-year-old's hot streak has added 18 points to his batting average, which is at .304 for the season. He's posted a .797 OPS, three homers, 20 RBI, 43 runs scored and five stolen bases through 77 contests, and it appears he's in position for an everyday role in the lineup with time at second base and in left field.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Slugs two-run homer
Lux went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in a 5-3 victory over the Cubs on Thursday.
Lux went deep to right field with a man on base in the second inning to give Los Angeles a 3-0 lead. The long ball was his first since June 10 -- a span of 21 games. Lux hasn't displayed much power with just three homers on the season, but he's been a solid contributor near the bottom of the order with a .295/.365/.409 slash line, 19 RBI, 41 runs and five stolen bases over 266 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Gets breather Monday
Lux is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Rockies.
The Dodgers are employing a righty-heavy lineup against Rockies starter Kyle Freeland, so Lux will open Monday's game on the bench. Mookie Betts will man the keystone and Chris Taylor will get the start in left field.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Gets Friday off
Lux will sit Friday against the Padres, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Lux sat only twice in June, but his first off day in July comes on the first day of the month. Max Muncy will get the start at second base.... See More ... See Less
Dodgers' Gavin Lux: Resting Saturday
Lux isn't starting Saturday's game against Atlanta, Jack Harris of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Lux recorded hits in six of the last seven games and hit .269 with a triple, three doubles, four runs and three RBI during that time. Hanser Alberto is starting at the keystone and batting seventh Saturday.... See More ... See Less
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