5 Los Angeles Dodgers Who Have Played Like All-Stars So Far In 2016

By Bryan Zarpentine

The 2016 season hasn’t exactly gone the way the Los Angeles Dodgers envisioned at the start of the year. But there is reason to be optimistic, as the Dodgers have received plenty of strong individual performances from players who have put together All-Star worthy performances thus far. Here are five Dodgers who deserve at least some consideration for a spot on the National League All-Star team.

5 Los Angeles Dodgers Who Have Played Like All-Stars So Far In 2016
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5. Trayce Thompson

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Thompson has flown under the radar, but he's quietly become one of the Dodgers' most productive hitters. The more he plays, the more he shows that he deserves to be part of the All-Star conversation.

5. Trayce Thompson

Thompson has flown under the radar, but he's quietly become one of the Dodgers' most productive hitters. The more he plays, the more he shows that he deserves to be part of the All-Star conversation.

4. Corey Seager

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Seager is living up to all the preseason hype in his rookie year. With 15 home runs and 16 doubles, he has been a reliable power source for the Dodgers and looks like both a Rookie of the Year candidate and a potential All-Star.

4. Corey Seager

Seager is living up to all the preseason hype in his rookie year. With 15 home runs and 16 doubles, he has been a reliable power source for the Dodgers and looks like both a Rookie of the Year candidate and a potential All-Star.

3. Kenley Jansen

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It's been another impressive year for the Los Angeles closer. Despite a few blown saves, Jensen has a career-low ERA of 1.53 and an unbelievable WHIP of 0.72, which should put him in the running for a spot on the All-Star team.

3. Kenley Jansen

It's been another impressive year for the Los Angeles closer. Despite a few blown saves, Jensen has a career-low ERA of 1.53 and an unbelievable WHIP of 0.72, which should put him in the running for a spot on the All-Star team.

2. Kenta Maeda

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Maeda has hit a couple of bumps along the way, but he's pitching like a seasoned pro in his first year in the majors. With a 2.64 ERA and a high strikeout rate, Maeda is very much deserving of an All-Star nod this season.

2. Kenta Maeda

Maeda has hit a couple of bumps along the way, but he's pitching like a seasoned pro in his first year in the majors. With a 2.64 ERA and a high strikeout rate, Maeda is very much deserving of an All-Star nod this season.

1. Clayton Kershaw

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You can't say enough about what Kershaw has done this year. Somehow, he seems to have taken his game to another level. Kershaw has left little doubt that he should start the All-Star Game given his level of dominance in 2016.

1. Clayton Kershaw

You can't say enough about what Kershaw has done this year. Somehow, he seems to have taken his game to another level. Kershaw has left little doubt that he should start the All-Star Game given his level of dominance in 2016.

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