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All the young dudes

The 2020 Zips projections are out and as suspected the Dodgers have a bevy of talent fighting for five rotation spots. With Ryu gone the rotation isn’t ideal but it is basically the same type of rotation that they have taken into every season since Friedman became President with the difference this year is that …

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Hard to beat what the Dodger rotation has done since 2016 but what of 2020?

Below is the list of pitchers since 2016 with at least 50 starts and an ERA+ greater than 130. Dodgers have almost a full rotation on this list even though only fifteen pitchers made the cut. Kershaw hasn’t won a CYA since 2014 but still has the highest ERA+ of anyone on the list. Ryu …

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Dodger fans don’t dare leave early anymore

The improbable Max Muncy was the latest Dodger walk-off hero yesterday, blasting a two-run run double to plate Seager with the running run against one of the best closers in baseball. For Dodger fans, it never gets old even if they have already done it nine times this year. If you love baseball you had …

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One hitter to late, one CF to short

Dustin May put up the worst debut game score (40) at Dodger Stadium by a LAD in history last night but it was hard to fault him for it. The Dodgers didn’t exactly back him with their A lineup with Negron playing his first game in CF at Dodger Stadium and Tyler White getting the …

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2019 Dodger Spring Training Stats – The Pitchers

The 2019 spring training games are over so for fun, let’s take a look at the spring training stats for pitchers. The tables below were provided by the data from Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table Generated 3/27/2019. The two pitchers replacing Kershaw and Hill pitched the most innings. If Ross and Julio can replicate their spring success …

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MLB LAD Pipeline top thirty breakdown

MLB pipeline released their top 30 Dodger prospects for 2019 a few days ago, and as we have done in the past we break it down. In 2018 Walker Buehler was head of the class and is now the hurler expected to lead the Dodger rotation into 2019. Alex Verdugo is now considered the top …

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Every player is replaceable

Why is that a controversial comment? Bill James said out loud what every GM has ever thought for the history of baseball. Or maybe not everyone, but certainly quite a few. Players come, players go, the constant is the game, not the players. Agents don’t want to hear this, fans don’t want to hear this, …

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Omar Estevez getting it together

20-year old infielder Omar Estevez is playing his second season for Rancho in Class A+ ball after having an underwhelming season in 2017.  Given his age, I was surprised that he dropped so far in the prospect ranking this spring as he was much younger than the age group for his level. He’s still young …

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MLB Pipeline has Dodger prospects on the move up and down, and even out.

The mid-season MLB Pipeline top 30 prospect list came out today and as was expected, several notable prospects were on the move up, while others were on the move down. The February edition of the MLB Dodger top 30 pipeline looked like this. Many prospects from the Pipeline Pre-2018 are gone from the list for …

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Machado coming but who is going?

This deal could be announced any second but until it does speculation is running rampant on who is headed to the Orioles.  Based on the reporting we have read we know two things: Five prospects of which none are on the current major league roster Yusniel Diaz is the headliner There have been reports that …

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