The Dodgers just love to do things the hard way. But what they don’t understand is that there is an easier way of doing things. The Dodgers could have built a better bullpen in the offseason that didn’t have several reclamation projects and journeymen clogging up the works. The Dodgers Cody BellingerHyun-jin RyuKenley JansenKike HernandezLos Angeles DodgersMadison BumgarnerMax MuncyYimi Garcia Read More
Middle relief is important. No matter what the stat people tell you. Don’t believe the hype. Nothing will sink a baseball team faster than poor relief pitching. I’ve been watching baseball for a long time and I’ve seen far too many competitive Dodger teams collapse due to lousy middle relief. Joe KellyKenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersPedro BaezScott AlexanderYimi Garcia Read More
It's too early to tell if the Dodgers have begun to stop their slide into baseball despair, but after taking the second game in a row from the NL West first place Arizona Diamondbacks, they certainly have cause for good cheer. Starting pitcher Alex Wood was a bit shaky, but Alex VerdugoAlex WoodAustin BarnesYimi Garcia Read More
Here is some Dodgers news that you may have already heard about during a super slow time right now. Right handed reliever Yimi Garcia missed the entire 2017 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery but the Dodgers still tendered him a contract anyways according to J.P. Hoornstra as the two Los Angeles DodgersYimi Garcia Read More
The Dodgers made a big turnaround during the last two months of the first half of the 2016 season. The boys in blue finished the first half with a 51-40 record, 11 games above .500. The Dodgers had two 6 game winning streaks and have won 7 of their last Adam LiberatoreCasey FienChris HatcherJ.P. HowellJoe BlantonKenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersLouis ColemanPedro BaezYimi Garcia Read More
This latest series loss to the Giants has greatly exposed the Dodger’s primary weakness. That weakness is middle relief. I am specifically referring to the lack of a long man in the bullpen. The Dodgers lost to the Giants by a score of 9-6 on Sunday afternoon, losing the series Chris HatcherJ.P. HowellJoe BlantonKenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersLouis ColemanPedro BaezYimi Garcia Read More
In case you missed it, here is a series review of the Dodger’s opening series against the Padres at San Diego. The series couldn’t have gone any better for the Dodgers than it did. The Dodgers broke records, and I am sure that after the incredible performance in the opening A.J. EllisAdrian GonzalezAustin BarnesCarl CrawfordChase UtleyClayton KershawCorey SeagerJoc PedersonKenley JansenKenta MaedaLos Angeles DodgersScott KazmirYasiel PuigYimi Garcia Read More
I had a really funny recap written up for this game in the fifth inning when the Dodgers were up 4-0, prepared to break the MLB record for consecutive scoreless innings to start the season and everything was all hunky dory. Then reality came crashing down. The Giants scored 12 Adrian GonzalezAlex WoodAustin BarnesChase UtleyCorey SeagerJake PeavyKike HernandezLos Angeles DodgersPedro BaezYasiel PuigYimi Garcia Read More
The Dodgers returned home to play a low scoring affair in the opening game of the Freeway series against the Angels. It was a return of 2015 baseball as the Dodger offense took the night off and the bullpen blew a late tie. It wasn’t a blown save, but a Andrew HeaneyCorey SeagerKenta MaedaKike HernandezLos Angeles DodgersScott KazmirScott Van SlykeYasiel PuigYimi Garcia Read More
The 2016 regular season opens on Monday for the Dodgers in San Diego. The Dodgers have to set their roster by Sunday and they have some tough roster decisions looming. The club has just three exhibition games remaining against the Angels before the real games start.
The Dodgers have had a A.J. EllisAdam LiberatoreAdrian GonzalezAlex GuerreroAlex WoodCarl CrawfordCarlos FriasChase UtleyClayton KershawCorey SeagerHowie KendrickLos Angeles DodgersMike BolsingerScott KazmirScott Van SlykeTrayce ThompsonYasiel PuigYasmani GrandalYimi Garcia Read More
Yimi Garcia will be an important part of the Dodger bullpen this season. The 25-year old right hander has been battling a sore knee throughout spring training. Garcia returned to the mound on Sunday afternoon in the Dodger’s 7-6 loss to the White Sox at Camelback Ranch. Garcia looked good Kenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersYimi Garcia Read More
This has been a miserable spring for the Dodgers, and it keeps getting worse. The reason for the misery has been a slew of injuries. Now the Dodgers have three more injured players to add to the growing list. The severity of these injuries is yet to be determined.
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There’s been a lot of talk about whether the Dodgers should extend closer Kenley Jansen after a recent article from Ken Gurnick reported that there were no extension talks between Jansen and the Dodgers. The club and Kenley just recently settled on a 10.6 million dollar salary for Kenley for both sides to Chris HatcherKenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersYimi Garcia Read More
The dictionary defines a bridge as something that is intended to reconcile or form a connection between two things. The Dodgers are looking to build one of those things inside their own bullpen in 2016. How do the Dodgers build a bridge to closer Kenley Jansen? Dodger’s fans have been Chris HatcherJ.P. HowellKenley JansenLos Angeles DodgersYimi Garcia Read More