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2017 Transactional review part one

The 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers had their most successful regular season since 1974, and their most successful postseason since 1988. They came within one game of achieving the goal of every major league franchise, the World Series Championship. Slowly I’m going to review all the moves that got them there, with columns for the big …

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No one expected the cavalry to be the kiddie corps

but that is what happened when the original calvary all came up lame while Clayton was shelved. At first, it was going to be Ryu then McCarthy, then Anderson. None of them survived their charge and all went back to the DL they came from.  Instead, it was rookies Urias / Stewart / Stripling who rode …

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Giants / Dodgers give possible rotational postseason preview

As the Giants come into town for their most important series, the Dodgers will be throwing at them what should be the exact same three pitchers that the Nationals will see when the NLDS series opens. Even the order might be the same as Kershaw / Hill / Maeda are scheduled to pitch the three-game …

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Brett Anderson finishes up 3rd rehab game and looks ready to join the beleaguered rotation.

Normally you want a pitcher who hasn’t pitched since last October to get around four or five rehab starts but Brett Anderson is already doing what everyone else is doing in the Dodger rotation. Getting fifteen outs or less. Given the state of the rotation,  it would make sense that they simply slot Brett into …

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The season depends on Bud Norris and Rich Hill? Are you kidding me!!!!!!!!!!!!

Either the Dodger FO is shockingly brilliant or a lug nut loose. The Dodger rotation for the month of August appears to be counting heavily on two pitchers who are currently hurt, and who were weren’t even a blip on the major league radar a year ago today. Rich Hill tested his blister and said …

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