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    This Dodgers Bullpen is Better Suited for October Success

    Since taking over as President of Baseball Operations in 2014, Andrew Friedman has been resourceful and brilliant in assembling every last part of the roster. But if there’s one area where he doesn’t get a passing grade, it’s the bullpen. As I observed a few months ago, his track record is mixed at best.  2019 […] More

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    Dodgers: Should Dustin May Stay In The Bullpen?

    Dustin May had a pretty bad first relief outing for the Dodgers. He came in with a two run lead, and exited being down by two runs. In between he game up a grand slam to Rafael Ortega after walking a batter, giving up a single and hitting a batter. Many of these events happened […] More

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    Dodgers Could Use Surplus Starting Pitching to Win in October

    With the Dodgers off to a hot start in August, spirits remain high amongst the Los Angeles faithful. Yet the continued excitement of perhaps the best team in franchise history is understandably muted for some by the relative inactivity at the non-waiver deadline. Refusing to meet Pittsburgh’s absurd asking price for Felipe Vasquez, they chose […] More

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    The Dodgers Should Explore a Tony Watson Reunion

    For decades, the idea of the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants trading with each other has been treated as anathema. The paucity of transactions between them is often considered an apt measure of the rivalry’s intensity. Since their commensurate move west in 1958, they’ve pulled the trigger on just three deals. Well, there […] More

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    Dodgers News: Rich Hill Still Believes in Los Angeles’ Bullpen

    The Dodgers’ bullpen gave away another game on Tuesday night, and their combined ERA continues to climb. Despite that Rich Hill still believes that Los Angeles’ bullpen is in a good position to keep the team competitive. In a conversation with reporters, Hill had plenty of good things to say about the relievers. The aggressiveness, […] More

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    Dodgers: It’s Time to Give Dustin May a Shot in Relief

    In the aftermath of the Dodgers taking two of three in San Diego this past weekend, the greatest topic of concern for the team’s troubled bullpen is Kenley Jansen. While it’s likely the walk-off grand slam he surrendered on Sunday can be chalked up to pitching a third consecutive day, there is cause for worry […] More

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    Dodgers: Julio Urias to the Bullpen Works All Around

    After his best start of the season yesterday, in which he struck out a career-high nine batters, Julio Urias is now heading to the Dodgers’ bullpen. Those seem like contradictory ideas, for such a brilliant effort would seem to guarantee more time in the starting rotation. However, given the changing circumstances afoot right now, it […] More