It was reported earlier in the offseason that pitching coach Rick Honeycutt would stay with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Friday morning, it was made official.

Honeycutt is well-respected by the Dodgers pitchers by several accounts, so his staying is great news for a team trying to convince one of its aces to stay.


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This, via Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

It’s also important to maintain some consistency in the organization during the upheaval that can take place in transitions between managers. Sometimes, change for the sake of change can be more damaging than simply staying the course.

In this case, while Dodgers fans are right to be frustrated with how the bullpen performed, blaming Honeycutt makes little to no sense, as the entire ‘pen struggled with consistency outside of some bright spots.

If the organization believes this is another step toward either bringing back Greinke or enticing another high-end pitcher, this is the proper move to make.

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