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How Dodgers’ hitters and pitchers fared ‘After 0-2’

I was listening to a recent episode of Effectively Wild, (Baseball Prospectus podcast), and one topic being discussed was the “After 0-2” split. Sam Miller brought it up and focused on the pitchers, but I’m even more fascinated how the Dodgers’ hitters fared after they got down 0-2. Let’s be clear: These stat lines aren’t…


Yet Another Tough Spring Training For Zack Greinke

So now it’s Zack Greinke we’re worried about, as evidenced by not one but two articles about his start against the Giants: Greinke struggles, reaches pitch limit in 3 2/3 innings: Dodgers starter Zack Greinke hit his pitch limit after 3 2/3 innings. Two of the four runs Greinke allowed were unearned on an…

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2015 Dodgers prospects: 2018 Pitching Staff

This is the penultimate piece in my 2015 Dodgers prospects series. I look at how I think the 2018 pitching staff could shape up. There are a few Dodger pitching prospects who could crack the 2018 pitching staff, but if there is a big hole that can be filled with a big signing (specifically in…

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2014 Dodgers In Review: SP Zack Greinke

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB 32 202.1 25.2% 5.2% 2.71 2.97 2.72 3.9 What happened in 2014: He led the Dodgers in innings pitched and improved upon his great 2013 season. We’re lucky. Zack Greinke is a great pitcher, and to have him paired with Clayton Kershaw is almost unbelievable. Greinke was…


Dodgers finally enter Jon Lester sweepstakes

It’s about damn time. A month after free agency, the Dodgers have finally expressed interest in perhaps the most valuable free agent available — Jon Lester. Sources: Dodgers have serious interest in Jon Lester, poised for potential late negotiating push — WEEI (@WEEI) December 4, 2014 From the report: “One industry source was under…