Juan Nicasio, Fascinating Relief Project

If you haven’t been particularly excited by Joel Peralta, Kyle Jensen, Mike Bolsinger and now Juan Nicasio, acquired from the Rockies this afternoon, you could probably be forgiven. None are going to sell tickets. Several looked pretty bad in the more traditional stats, and so you get why these minor moves have been difficult for…

Yes, I know this is Zach, not Buck. (via)

A Reason To Maybe Be Interested in Buck Britton

If you’re worried that I’m going to devote a new post to¬†every single minor leaguer the Dodgers sign, fear not. That’s why there wasn’t a post originally about infielder Buck Britton, who announced on Twitter the other day that he’d signed with the Dodgers after seven years in the Orioles organization. (He is, as the…


2014 Dodgers in Review: 2B Darwin Barney

PA AVG OBP SLG wRC+ HR WAR MiLB 38 .257 .316 .286 61 0 n/a MLB 45 .303 .467 .424 165 1 0.6 What happened in 2014: Surprisingly useful after mid-season trade When the Dodgers acquired Darwin Barney on waivers after he was designated for assignment by the Cubs, it was pretty hard to understand…