Season in review about nothing: Juan Uribe, ‘The Keys.’

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Juan Uribe was known for keeping it loose in the dugout and in the Dodgers’ clubhouse. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

This is Part 52 of a series in which every member of the 2015 Dodgers has his season juxtaposed with an episode of the greatest sitcom of all-time. Don’t take it too seriously.

Juan Uribe, 3B

Key stats: .247 batting average, one home run, six RBI in 29 games

Seinfeld episode: “The Keys” (Season 3, Episode 23)

Key quote: “OK, fine, go ahead, you take the keys! But you’re going to regret this.”

Uribe’s season broadly follows the Seinfeld archetype. He gets traded by the Dodgers to the Braves while they’re playing the Dodgers; gets traded again to the Mets, who subsequently play the Dodgers. His season always seems to overlap with the Dodgers’. In this episode, Elaine’s apartment keys keep getting passed around the group

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About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.