Tag Archives: Brandon Morrow

All eyes on Kershaw & Morrow

Clayton Kershaw has started four straight game one NLDS,  and while this will be the first time he will start against a division rival in the NLDS everything else should seem familiar. In those previous four starts, the Dodgers have won two games and lost two games. When they have won game one, they have advanced …

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That’s a wrap

The most successful regular season based on wins has finally concluded with the Dodgers topping out at 104 wins.  Even with the Dodgers winning more games in their history it was still a season with a crazy high and a just as crazy low. It was like the Dodgers had two directors this year, with Alfonso Cuarón …

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October bullpen countdown

The Dodgers have two big decisions to make come October. Who will start game three and game four, and who will make up the October bullpen. The bullpen is so crowded that when I did my breakdown of the Walker Buehler chances I forgot to mention Josh Fields who reminded me tonight how foolish that …

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More needs to be made of Morrow

Much of the talk this year has centered around the amazing seasons that several Dodgers have had who started the year in AAA. That talk has always been about Cody Bellinger and Chris Taylor. For good reason. But, Brandon Morrow would like to you know he is kicking ass as a 100 MPH throwing setup …

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Meanwhile

While Rich Hill tries to figure out how to pitch effectively with a constant blister, Jharel Cotton, Frankie Montas, and Chase De Jong all pitched in the same game last night with solid to excellent results. Cotton started and got eighteen outs, something not that unusual for him. In four starts this year he has …

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McCarthy stamps while regulars rake

Last night Brandon McCarthy and the Dodgers expected to be part of the opening day lineup laid waste to the Rangers. McCarthy pitched the best three innings of the spring among those battling for a spot in the rotation.  Granted he did it against an AAA Texas Ranger lineup but it still had encouraging signs. …

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Building the LAD bullpen with BPV

One of the biggest questions headed into spring is who will comprise the LAD bullpen. Last week we looked at who the best options for the rotation were based on the BPV formula used by Baseball HQ to determine skills levels of pitchers. Again, this is how the BPV formula is calculated: Pitching BPV: ((Dominance …

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Morrow is today

I have a long history of liking injury prone pitchers and rarely do they pay off. Josh Johnson Brett Anderson Ben Sheets Brandon Morrow are the four who come to mind and all of them left me looking silly. I have to keep that in mind as I continue to hope that Ryu can defy …

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