Tag Archives: Tony Cingrani

Ryu and Padres lead Dodgers back to respectability

The Dodgers started the week 5 – 9 and in last place in the NL West. They ended it 10 – 10 winning five of six games, and Hyun-Jin Ryu was a big reason why. Ryu got the Dodger week started on the right foot by winning Tuesday night. That was a win that even …

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Dodgers open 2018 different than 2017

Dodger Opening Day Roster Notes: New Dodgers compared to 2017 opening day roster – Cody Bellinger, Chris Taylor, Wilmer Font, J.T. Chargois, Josh Fields, Tony Cingrani, Scott Alexander, Kyle Farmer, Matt Kemp First time on an opening day roster – Wilmer Font, J.T. Chargois, Kyle Farmer Matt Kemp on the Dodger opening day roster for the …

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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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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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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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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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Checking in on Tony and Tony with Fangraphs

With so many writers you can almost always count on Fangraphs to have written something about someone and sure enough, they have a nice article up about the Dodgers two newest relief pitchers. Of course, it is not pleasant reading for Dodger fans. The title is The Best Reliever Traded at the Deadline by Eno Sarris …

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Hello to Yu and goodbye to you

The Dodgers made the big splash at the last second to save what had been a very disappointing trade deadline day. Until 12:59:05 Dodger fans were trying to reconcile with the idea that the biggest moves the Dodgers had made were to bring in Tony Cingrani and Tony Watson.  All that changed when this tweet …

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