Julio Urias

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What to expect from Julio Urias in Game 4 of the NLCS

The Dodgers are handing the ball to a 20-year-old in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series. Normally, that’d be frightening, but Julio Urias isn’t your normal 20-year-old. Ever since signing out of Mexico for a million bucks, he has been one of the most intriguing prospects in the system. He catapulted up the rankings…

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About that Dodgers’ postseason rotation…

The Dodgers have a 99.6 percent chance of making the playoffs. They have a 93.4 percent chance of winning the division. It’s a fair time to talk about the postseason rotation. Five-plus weeks ago, the season itself was looking somewhat bleak, and the rotation was in shambles. Clayton Kershaw‘s rehab had been shut down, Rich Hill was still in…

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Julio Urías Has A Weird Curveball

This is Julio Urías‘ curveball: You may not be able to tell from watching it, but it’s really weird. The curve sweeps across the zone and does not drop much. It turns out that this kind of action on a curveball is extremely rare for a left-handed starting pitcher. Urías has thrown 41 curves in…