Tag Archives: Ross Stripling

Stripling / Muncy dominate “first-half” awards

It is strange to call something the first half when ninety-six games have already been played and only sixty-six games remain in the “second half” but that is what MLB has decided is our season. With that in mind, the Dodgers needed all ninety plus games in the first half to climb into first place …

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What does the future hold for Ross Stripling?

On April 8th, 2016 Ross Stripling had one of the greatest debut games as a pitcher in LAD history when he held the Giants to ZERO hits while recording twenty-two outs.  More was made about the fact he wasn’t allowed to go for his no-hitter than about the fact the Dodgers had found another jewel …

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LAD debut starts in the 21st century

Dennis Santana didn’t get to make this list due to the Dodgers sleight of hand regarding who started and who relieved last week,  but from what I gather, Caleb Ferguson will actually start the game tonight so I thought we could look at all the debut starts for the Dodgers. I limited this to the …

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Max Muncy laughs at the MLB draft

Most of the baseball world will be looking at their new draft picks and salivating about things to come, and certainly, the Dodgers have done well enough in the draft to brag about the likes of 2016 ROY Corey Seager, 2017 ROY Cody Bellinger, and newest Dodger rookie sensation Walker Buehler. They were picked number …

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Ross, Walker, Kenta, and KJ lift the heavy load in May

The Dodgers were one game into May when they lost Clayton Kershaw for the whole month except for one start on May 31st. They lost Ryu two games into May. Later they lost Rich Hill.   Kenley Jansen came into May staggering but left swaggering. With 3/5 of the starting rotation on the disabled list for …

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Dodger pitching finds the footing just in time

The Dodgers went into the weekend against the Nationals without Clayton Kershaw and came away with three victories as Ross Stripling saved the rotation and the bullpen saved the rotation when Rich Hill ripped off a blister and didn’t record one out in his start. Kenta Maeda got the pitching rolling with a fantastic getaway …

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Bizarro day finds Dodgers only six back

The odds were already stacked against the Dodgers in the second game of a doubleheader having to face the best pitcher in the National League in his park, but they looked even worse after Rich Hill left the game with a torn blister without retiring a single batter.  This meant the bullpen would have to …

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Rotation update

The Dodger rotation is the strength of the team and unlike many years it comes into spring with everyone healthy. Not only are the top five rotation options healthy but everyone except Julio Urias is also healthy. Which is a good thing because the team doesn’t go as deep this year as they have in …

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Bullpen Update

Tom Koehler the pitcher many hoped would replace the arm of Brandon Morrow had his season flushed when he hurt his right shoulder and will be out a minimum of two months. This will have a trickle down effect on the Dodger bullpen since Koehler was already penciled in as a lock. With Dave Roberts …

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Dodgers building a nice rotation in the bullpen

Some teams are building a bullpen by signing pitchers who have been relief pitchers for most of their careers. For example, the Rockies have signed Bryan Shaw, Jake McGee, and Wade Davis in the past month. Combined those three pitchers have made zero starts over the past three years. The Rockies will be paying them …

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