Tag Archives: Jharel Cotton

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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Baseball Notes 4/5/17

Mauer went hitless 27 straight times against the Royals before collecting a single in the 3rd innings against Ian Kennedy.  Not long ago Mauer looked like a HOF catcher, a few concussions later, he’s now a light hitting first baseman.  1118 hits as a catcher, almost 2000 in his career (1826).  Hard to believe that AJ …

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Mitch White coming out party

The spring has been a buzz with what Mitch White brought to the Dodger banquet of all worldly pitching prospects and yesterday he showed major league hitters what might be in store for them in future. You would think that a 20-year-old phenom would still be the talk of the town, but Julio Urias is …

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Rotation attrition hits acceptable levels

The Dodger rotation depth headed into spring was eleven deep which was what allowed the front office to trade Jharel Cotton / Frankie Montas / Grant Holmes / Jose DeLeon / Chase De Jong over the past eight months. That and  Walker Buehler /  Yadier Alvarez / Trevor Oaks / Imani Abdullah / Mitchell White. …

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Jharel Cotton almost perfect, credits Nashville pitching coach for new found success

Jharel Cotton was traded on August 1st to the Oakland A’s, and in his second start for his new organization pitched the greatest game of his career coming within one out of a perfect game.  It was also probably the greatest game pitched in the minor leagues this year. Baseball America did a small write up: …

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Julio Urias wins the first of a possible four game stretch of Dodger rookie starts

On Tuesday night Julio Urias won the first game of a bizarre stretch of games.  It is very possible,  the Dodgers will start four straight rookies over  four games.  Yesterday I tweeted to Eric Stephen if any Dodger rookies had started three straight games, eventually, Eric found that the last time the Dodgers used three …

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