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    2018 Dodgers Player Reviews: Pat Venditte

    Pat Venditte signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers in November of 2017. He began the 2018 season in AAA Oklahoma City before being called up in May. Venditte was one of the most novel additions to the roster this year, having made headlines in 2015 as a rare “switch pitcher.” Debuting with the […] More

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    Farhan Zaidi Plucks His First Former Dodgers Player To San Francisco

    We all knew this day would come – the day former Dodgers front office member Farhan Zaidi takes away a former player. Indeed, the writing appears on the wall for switch-pitcher Pat Venditte. Reports surfaced on Wednesday that Venditte is close to a reported deal with the rival San Francisco Giants. Obviously, Zaidi knows this […] More

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    Grading The 2018 Dodgers’ Bullpen

    The Dodgers bullpen. It’s been quite the roller coaster ride. Like one of those roller coasters that’s so much fun, but you know you’re going to hit plenty of bumps while on the ride.  Scott Alexander, 73 G, 66 IP, 27 ER, 56 SO, 3.68 ERA This season was his first in a Dodgers uniform. […] More

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    Recap: Offense Explodes to Back Rich Hill, Dodgers Even Series

    The ball was flying on Tuesday night at Chavez Ravine as the Dodgers managed to even the series with the New York Mets, and more importantly, keep pace with their NL West counterparts. Both sides managed to take advantage of the long ball early, but ultimately the Met’s bullpen was unable to keep the Dodgers’ […] More

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    Dodgers Call Up Switch-Pitcher Pat Venditte

    If you need any reason to watch a Dodgers game nowadays, here’s your reason. With the abysmal play of the team as of late, it could be difficult to keep interest in the games. On Saturday, L.A. made a roster move, that could spark some intrigue in fans. Dodgers add reliever Pat Venditte, option Brock […] More

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    Predicting The Dodgers’ Final Bullpen Spots

    Last week we highlighted Dave Roberts’ comments on five pitchers that have spots in the bullpen. As a refresher, those five are Kenley Jansen, Scott Alexander, Pedro Baez, Ross Stripling, and Tony Cingrani. None of whom are a surprise to anyone. Now the question is: who will occupy the Dodgers’ final bullpen spots? There are a […] More

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    Dodgers Announce List Of 22 Non-Roster Invitees for Spring Training

    On Tuesday the Dodgers announced their list of non-roster invitees to be in big league camp for Spring Training. The list consisted of 9 pitchers, 3 catchers, 7 infielders, and 4 outfielders to make up the 22 man group. Here’s the full list: The #Dodgers announced 22 non-roster invitees for Spring Training. pic.twitter.com/TVRxca90D8 — Dodgers […] More

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    Dodgers Reportedly Sign Pat Venditte To Minor League Deal

    Are you waiting to find out where Giancarlo Stanton and Shohei Ohtani land? What about whether or not the Dodgers will re-sign free agents such as Brandon Morrow and Yu Darvish? Unfortunately, the stove is not that hot just yet, but moves are being made. The Dodgers have reportedly signed Pat Venditte to a minor […] More

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    MLB Video: Oakland A’s Switch-Pitcher Pat Venditte Makes MLB Debut

    While the Los Angeles Dodgers recalled Scott Schebler from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday to provide depth in the outfield, the Oakland Athletics, Dodgers’ general manager Farhan Zaidi’s previous employer, made headlines by calling up ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte from Triple-A Nashville. Like Schebler, Venditte made his Major-League debut on his first night up. With […] More