Muncy went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run Wednesday in a 7-3 extra-inning loss to the Nationals in Game 5 of the National League Division Series.
Muncy got the Dodgers off to a fast start with his two-run blast in the first inning off Washington starter Stephen Strasburg. It was Muncy's third homer of the series, but the L.A. offense dried up the rest of the night outside of an Enrique Hernandez solo homer in the second inning. The 29-year-old Muncy is coming off consecutive 35-homer seasons and slashed .251/.374/.515 in 2019.
Muncy went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Saturday's win over the Giants.
Muncy launched a 429-foot shot to right field in the sixth inning to plate the final run in the 2-0 victory. The 29-year-old has followed last season's breakout performance with another strong campaign in 2019, tying last year's mark with 35 homers while slashing .252/.370/.518 and placing second on the squad in RBI (98), runs (99) and walks (86).
Muncy went 1-for-3 with a grand slam, a walk and two runs in the Dodgers' 6-3 victory over the Padres on Tuesday.
Muncy provided the big blow in the game, hitting a grand slam in the fourth inning off Gerardo Reyes to account for four of his team's six runs. After bursting onto the scene with a 35-homer campaign last season, Muncy has shown it wasn't a fluke, with this latest blast giving him 34 long balls in 2019. He's also compiled a .249/.369/.515 slash line in 137 games.
Muncy (quadriceps) is starting at first base and hitting second Tuesday against the Padres.
Muncy missed a pair of games over the weekend with a quad injury, but he's been cleared to rejoin the starting nine following Monday's day off. The 29-year-old, who is hitting just .160 with a .490 OPS in six games since returning from the injured list, will look to turn things around Tuesday as he faces right-hander Ronald Bolanos.
Muncy (quadriceps) remains out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Though Muncy was expected to re-enter the lineup for the series finale after sitting out Saturday's 4-2 loss, the Dodgers will instead err on the side of caution and keep him out for another game. With an off day coming Monday, Muncy will benefit from extra time to recover from the quad injury ahead of Tuesday's series opener in San Diego.
Muncy (quad) is expected to return to the lineup Sunday against the Rockies, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
Muncy exited Friday's game with quad tightness and is out of the lineup Saturday. However, manager Dave Roberts called Muncy "playable" despite the absence and noted he expects Muncy back in the lineup Sunday.
Muncy (quadriceps) is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Rockies.
This hardly comes as a surprise, as Muncy left Friday's game with quad tightness and the Dodgers have no reason to test their luck with him. Muncy felt the tightness while breaking out of the batter's box on his two-run double in the seventh inning. Justin Turner (ankle) returns to third base as David Freese mans first.
Muncy exited Friday's win over the Rockies due to a tight quad, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
Muncy felt tightness in his quad while breaking out of the batter's box on his two-run double in the seventh inning. Though Muncy temporarily remained in the contest to run the bases, Jedd Gyorko came in to replace him at third base at the start of the eighth. Manager Dave Roberts indicated that Muncy will be reevaluated Saturday, at which point his availability for the evening game against Colorado will be determined.
Muncy went 0-for-3 with a pair of walks and a run scored in a win over the Mets on Friday.
Muncy returned to the lineup after missing 13 games with a small crack in his right wrist, playing first base and batting second. Although he did not produce any base knocks, he reached base twice via walk and scored a run in the seventh inning. Muncy has drawn 84 free passes this season, and his 15.6 percent walk rate ranks first on the team.
Muncy (wrist) will get starts at second base against left-handed pitchers, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Muncy is making his return to the lineup Friday, playing first base and batting second. He indicated that his wrist is not fully healed and that it affects his throwing more than his swinging, but Muncy is still expected to start at second base when the Dodgers face southpaws. That opens the door for David Freese to continue getting occasional starts at first.
Muncy (wrist) was activated off the 10-day injured list Friday.
Muncy sustained a small right wrist fracture Aug. 28 but is ready to rejoin the Dodgers after a couple weeks on the shelf. The 29-year-old has a .253/.375/.525 slash line with 33 home runs and 87 RBI and will immediately slot back into his starting role at first base, batting second.
Muncy (wrist) will be activated prior to Friday's game against the Mets, Alanna Rizzo of Spectrum SportsNet LA reports.
This had been the hope, and now we have confirmation that Muncy is expected to be ready to return this weekend. He is already flying to New York to meet the team there for the three-game series. In the meantime, Matt Beaty and David Freese are platooning at first base.
Muncy (wrist) hopes to be activated off the 10-day injured list to start Friday against the Mets, Alanna Rizzo of Spectrum SportsNet LA reports.
The 29-year-old began fielding groundballs and taking swings this week and expects to progress enough to rejoin the Dodgers next weekend. Muncy has been sidelined since Aug. 28, when he sustained a small crack in his right wrist after he was hit by a pitch.
Muncy (wrist) fielded groundballs and began swinging at soft toss Wednesday, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
Muncy took his first steps toward returning to action with light baseball activities Wednesday. Manager Dave Roberts has suggested that Muncy could return to game action as early as next week. The 29-year-old has not played since suffering a small crack in his right wrist after being hit by a pitch Aug. 28.
Muncy (wrist) is scheduled to field groundballs Wednesday, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
Manager Dave Roberts said Monday that Muncy could return next week, and his resumption of baseball activities bodes well for that potential timeline. Assuming all goes well Wednesday, the 29-year-old is expected to advance to hitting shortly thereafter.
Manager Dave Roberts said Monday that Muncy (wrist) is a candidate to return next week, J.P. Hoornstra of the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
Muncy has been sidelined since Aug. 28 with a small fracture in his right wrist, though he's hoping to resume swinging Monday. In the meantime, look for Gavin Lux to continue to fill in at the keystone while Muncy is sidelined.
Muncy (wrist) was placed on the 10-day injured list Friday.
Muncy was diagnosed with a small fracture in his right wrist after undergoing an MRI, and he'll miss the next week or more as a result. Kris Negron (neck) was activated from the injured list in a corresponding move.
Muncy has a small fracture in his right wrist, but he expects to be back in a week or two, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Muncy was initially diagnosed with a contusion, but an MRI showed there was more damage than first thought. He'll require a trip to the injured list as a result.
Muncy (wrist) isn't starting Friday's game against Arizona, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports.
X-rays on his wrist came back negative, but Muncy remains out of the lineup for now. He's set to undergo further testing, after which a timetable for his return should become clearer.
Muncy's wrist X-rays showed no fracture, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Muncy previously underwent a fluoroscopy that also revealed no fracture. Although Muncy indicated after the game that he will undergo additional tests Friday, his injury is currently being diagnosed as a contusion, which bodes well for his chances to avoid a stint on the injured list. The 29-year-old exited Wednesday's game after being hit by a fastball on his right wrist.
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