Muncy went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a double, a walk, two runs scored and two RBI on Wednesday against the Cubs.
Muncy took Adbert Alzolay deep in the fourth inning for his fifth home run of the season. He clubbed another extra-base hit in the 10th inning to drive in his second run of the contest and temporarily gave the Dodgers a 4-3 lead. Though his power production has been sporadic early on, Muncy has gotten on base at a .432 clip and has 18 runs scored to to along with 14 RBI across 128 plate appearances.
Muncy went 1-for-4 with a home run and two strikeouts in Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cubs.
Muncy wasn't having his best performance at the plate, but he made his presence felt in the seventh inning when he launched a solo shot off Craig Kimbrel that evened things up at 1-1. It was Muncy's fourth long ball of the season, but he has been struggling at the plate overall, hitting .209 with a .799 OPS in 2021.
Muncy is not in the lineup Sunday at Milwaukee, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Muncy is 2-for-39 with 15 walks and 18 strikeouts in his past 13 games, and he'll receive the day off Sunday to reset. Matt Beaty will start at first base and bat sixth for the Dodgers in the series finale.
Muncy went 0-for-1 with five walks and two runs Sunday in the Dodgers' 8-7 loss to the Padres in 11 innings.
Muncy has now produced only one hit in 20 at-bats over his last seven games, but thanks to a massive 27.6 percent walk rate, he's reaching base at a solid .345 clip during that span. Unfortunately, that comes as little solace to fantasy managers that roster Muncy in leagues where batting average is a category, but his steady eye at the plate could at least portend better production to come. On the season, Muncy maintains a magnificent 21:16 BB:K.
Muncy is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Mariners.
Muncy finds himself on the bench for the first time this season as the Dodgers go with a very righty-heavy setup against southpaw Justus Sheffield. Edwin Rios will play first base in his absence.
Muncy went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double, a walk and two RBI in Tuesday's win over Colorado.
Muncy belted a double in the fourth inning to score the Dodgers' sixth run, then capped the scoring with a solo shot to center field in the sixth. He also drew his 10th walk of the campaign, putting him one behind Mike Trout for the MLB lead. Muncy's hot hitting and keen eye has pushed his season stat line to an impressive .400/.543/.686, and he has contributed a pair of homers and seven RBI on the season.
Muncy went 2-for-2 with a pair of walks and scored two runs in a victory over the Nationals on Saturday.
Muncy has been an on-base machine in the early going, racking up 11 hits, nine walks and a HBP across 39 plate appearances for a superb .538 OBP -- second best in the National League. At the heart of his success this season is a 10.3 percent strikeout rate that is a vast improvement over the 24.2 percent mark he posted in 2020.
Muncy went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Athletics.
Muncy broke a 1-1 tie in the third inning with a two-run shot to right field. The blast against his former club was his first of the season. After batting a disappointing .192 during the abbreviated 2020 campaign, Muncy is off to a fast start with a .391/.481/.652 slash line through six games this season.
Muncy went 2-for-4 with a triple, a walk and an RBI on Thursday against the Rockies.
Muncy reached base three times in the season opener. He delivered an RBI single in the sixth inning and added his triple in the ninth inning as the Dodgers attempted to rally. Muncy batted fifth on Opening Day, but he's moved all around the order in the past, so it's not clear that he'll stick in that lineup slot.
Muncy has played only at first base during spring training, Pedro Moura of The Athletic reports.
Muncy has bounced around the diamond over the past three seasons, logging a total of 184 games at first base, 95 games at second and 89 games at third. However, the Dodgers seem to have settled on a more consistent infield rotation this season, potentially allowing Muncy to concentrate solely on his primary position. While the slugger hasn't hit well this spring, he is tied for the team lead with five walks and should be given a long leash even if his Cactus League struggles carry over into the start of the campaign.
Muncy went 2-for-3 with a walk and a solo homer in Sunday's World Series Game 5 win over the Rays.
Muncy's fifth-inning solo shot off Tyler Glasnow provided an insurance run that ultimately proved unnecessary, as no more runs would be scored the rest of the way. He's now homered three times in the postseason to go along with a .268/.461/.500 slash line, a huge step up from his .192/.331/.389 line during the regular season. A jump in BABIP from .203 in the regular season to .364 in the playoffs accounts for much of that difference.
Muncy went 2-for-4 with two walks, two runs scored and a grand slam in Wednesday's NLCS Game 3 win over the Braves.
Muncy's grand slam off lefty Grant Dayton capped off the Dodgers' 11-run first inning. He later doubled and came around to score the team's 15th run just two innings later. It was a very encouraging performance for the slugger, who slumped to a .192/.331/.389 line during the regular season.
Muncy (wrist) is starting Saturday against the Angels.
Muncy left Friday's game two innings after tweaking his wrist on a checked swing, but he'll return to the lineup just one day later. Given his quick return, he shouldn't face any limitations heading into the postseason.
Muncy left Friday's game against the Angels with an apparent wrist injury, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
Muncy appeared to tweak his right wrist on a check swing in the fifth inning Friday, and he was replaced defensively to begin the seventh inning. It's unclear how Muncy's availability will be impacted as a result of the injury.
Muncy went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run during Wednesday's loss to Oakland.
Muncy hit a two-run home run for the second night in a row, this time with two outs against Sean Manaea in the third inning. The long ball was the 12th of the year for Muncy, who is slashing just .193/.332/.401 overall.
Muncy went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run and a walk in a win over Oakland on Tuesday.
Muncy put the Dodgers ahead for good with a two-run shot in the third inning. The long ball was Muncy's first since Sept. 4 and 11th overall on the campaign. The 30-year-old has struggled with a .191 average this season but has maintained a respectable .333 OBP thanks to taking 37 walks in 231 plate appearances.
Muncy will sit Tuesday against the Padres, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports.
Muncy sits for just the second time all season. Cody Bellinger starts at first base, with Edwin Rios getting the nod at third.
Muncy went 1-for-5 with a solo home run during Friday's loss over the Rockies.
Muncy wasted no time evening the score at 1-1 with a solo homer against Antonio Senzatela in the first inning. The long ball marked the 10th of the season for the 30-year-old, who is hitting .209/.337/.446 with 24 runs scored and 21 RBI.
Muncy fielded ground balls at third base during pregame infield practice Tuesday, David Vassegh of AM 570 LA Sports reports.
While Justin Turner remains on the injured list, the Dodgers will likely mix and match starters at the hot corner. Edwin Rios got the start there Tuesday -- Muncy was in the lineup at first base, as usual -- but it wouldn't be a surprise to see Muncy make a start or two at third in Turner's absence. He started 26 games at the hot corner last season and has logged six starts there so far in 2020.
Muncy went 2-for-4 with a double, a home run, four RBI and two runs scored Saturday against the Rangers.
Muncy was a big part of the Dodgers' offensive effort, first driving in Austin Barnes on a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning. He followed that up with a three-run homer in the seventh frame, his ninth of the campaign. Muncy was hitless in his past two games, but he now has three home runs in his past six contests. Overall, he's hitting .198/.322/.446 with 19 runs scored and 20 RBI across 146 plate appearances.
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