Tag Archives: Brandon Morrow

What ex-Dodger could help the team right now?

DodgerYard tweeted out the question: A former Dodger who still plays today that you wish still played for us? — Dodger Yard (@DodgerYard) August 10, 2019 It is an interesting question with many varied answers. Some answered the question with their heart, some with practicality, and some with humor. I took the question to mean …

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2017 Good and bad Part I

Time for end of year lists and luckily for Dodger fans the year was loaded with amazing moments and stories. The Good: Puig Resurrection – Puig went from being demoted to AAA in August of 2016 to batting eight for much of the first 1/2 of 2017 to batting cleanup in game three of the …

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Fangraphs / Zips / Koehler

I was waiting for Fangraphs to produce an article about how Tom Koehler was a brilliant signing by the Dodgers and they did deliver an article on Koehler. On the same day, they published the Zip projections for the Dodgers. First, let’s talk about Koehler. He has been a lousy starter for almost all of his …

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Naughty and nice

The Dodger front office had a lot more nice than naughty in calendar 2017 but let’s give a brief rundown of a subjective review of Dodger front office actions. Naughty – asking outfielder Brett Eibner to pitch and then releasing him outright after he blew out his arm. Nice – giving a Sept callup to O`Koyea …

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Will there be Morrow tomorrow?

Brandon Morrow and Yu Darvish are the two biggest Dodger free agents and both have stated they would like to return to the Dodgers. Morrow was on MLB  Network Radio Brandon Morrow wants to re-sign with the #Dodgers pic.twitter.com/1osq9wzKy9 — MLB Network Radio (@MLBNetworkRadio) November 9, 2017 and said all the right things about returning including …

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Dodger free agent musings

The Dodgers have six free agents this year.  I would be comfortable with none of them returning.  Since I can’t speak for the Dodger front office I can only say what I think I’d do. Chase Utley – his postseason failures the past two years have negatively impacted the opinion of his solid regular seasons. …

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The Golden Gate bridge of the Dodger bullpen

The Dodger bullpen has rolled an almost perfect eight innings of relief so far in the NLCS.  Almost every failure in the past NLCS during this century can be pointed directly at the Dodger bullpen but in 2017 they have been tasked with with getting twelve outs per game and have responded brilliantly.  The only …

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Turner launches Lackey into infamy

With Wade Davis watching from the bullpen, John Lackey watched Justin Turner launch a game-winning three-run home run to dead center field to give the Dodgers their second victory in two nights. #ThisTeam needed a hero.@redturn2 answered the call. pic.twitter.com/6AY1XnPj8z — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) October 16, 2017   This night was all about Rich Hill, …

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Forget past failures of October

I was thinking about something Jon Weisman tweeted yesterday I remember the euphoria after the Dodgers’ NLDS sweeps in 2008 and 2009. It’s sobering to recall what came next. Hoping 2017 is less cruel. — Jon Weisman (@jonweisman) October 11, 2017 and it made me realize the only way to really enjoy this upcoming NLCS …

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Barnes + Bellinger + Bridge = NLCS

Cody Bellinger put on his full display of baseball skills to a National audience on Monday night to lead the Dodgers to a sweep of the Diamondbacks putting them on a possible collision course with the World Champion Cubs who need to win one of the next two games to make it happen. Bellinger had …

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