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2012 Stats: .314/.373/.564, 9 HR, 41 RBI
Oh, you mean the other outfielder on the Dodgers.
Believe it or not, the Los Angeles Dodgers are not a one-trick pony, and while Matt Kemp (more on him later) demands more time in the media, it's his partner in crime, Andre Ethier, who's tied for the NL RBI lead.
In the wake of the very petty—and very public—divorce of the McCourts, it would have been easy for the Dodgers to collapse. They didn't.
And with Matt Kemp going in and out of the lineup this season, they could have collapsed again. But they didn't.
A lot of the credit has to go to Ethier.
The sweet-swinging lefty seemed poised for a great major league career after three straight productive seasons between 2008-2010 (including a monster 2009 campaign in which he hit 31 homers and 106 RBI).
But hard times befell him in 2011, as his slugging dipped to a career-low .421––lower than the likes of Jon Jay and Dexter Fowler. Critics began to question whether or not his future was still bright.
Ethier has been the Dodgers' rock in 2012, posting career-highs all across the board. And even with Matt Kemp having missed 13 games, the Dodgers—left for dead by most coming into the season—have the best record in baseball (by a considerable margin), and have scored 49 more runs than their opponents.