Alexander’s season was full of ups and downs http://www.oriolesfanproshop.com/authentic-j.j.-hardy-jersey , walks were still a issue for the ground ball specialist"The Dodgers acquired left-handed reliever Scott Alexander as part of a three-team trade on January 4, 2018.Alexander started his 2018 season by walking nine in 11?innings in 11 total games played in March and April.He was then optioned to Oklahoma City on April 29th.He pitched four scoreless innings in four games at Oklahoma City and was recalled to the Dodgers on May 9th.Alexander would stay on the 25-man roster for the rest of the season.Alexander led the team with 73 pitching appearances, one of those was his first start in his major league career.What went rightAlexander was again one of the best at getting batters to hit a ground ball.His ground ball rate was 70.9%.That was second to Brad Ziegler in the National League.He also did not give up a home run to a left-handed batter in the regular season.What went wrongAlexander repeated his 3.7 BB/9 IP from 2017.Also he had an ERA of 4.00 or higher in four of the six months he pitched in 2018.2018 particularsAge:29Stats:2-1, 3 saves in 73 appearances.3.68 ERA, 7.6 SO/9 IP Brad Brach Jersey , 3.7 BB/9 IPGame of the yearScott Alexander made his first career start on May 19, 2018 against the Washington Nationals.It was in the second game of a doubleheader. Rich Hill had to leave the game due to a blister.Hill did get two strikes on Trea Turner before leaving.Alexander came in and got the strikeout.In fact, he struck out the side in the first inning.In the second, he gave up a walk that was followed by a ground ball which became a double play.Alexander would then record his fourth strikeout to end his night.Eventually, the Dodgers would rally to beat the Nationals 5-4 and sweep the doubleheader. ]Roster statusAlexander has 2.097 years of service time.He also has two options remaining. TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right fielder Randal Grichuk is being checked for a possible concussion after slamming face-first into a security guard’s chair while chasing a foul ball.Grichuk had a swollen mark across his face as he left Sunday’s game in Toronto against Cleveland. He was injured while catching Brandon Guyer’s fly in the fourth inning.As Grichuk sprinted toward the ball http://www.oriolesfanproshop.com/authentic-j.j.-hardy-jersey , a security staffer seated along the wall stood up and backed away from the area, carrying his stool and seemingly unaware the outfielder was closing in. Grichuk slid to make the catch, but crashed into the stool the staffer was holding by his side.Grichuk stayed down for several minutes and was treated on the field by Blue Jays trainers. When he stood up to walk off, television images showed a long, swollen mark on his face Craig Gentry Jersey , running across his nose and between his eyes.The Blue Jays said Grichuk was in routine concussion evaluation and would receive follow-up tests on his face.Grichuk left the game, with Teoscar Hernandez entering to play left field and Billy McKinney moving from left to right. The security staffer remained in place.Grichuk homered twice Saturday against the Indians.