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2016 Dodgers in Review: RP Yimi Garcia

IP K% BB% HR/9 ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB (LA) 8.1 11.4 2.9 0.00 3.24 2.91 5.31 0.2 MiLB (3 levels) 7.1 34.4 10.3 3.68 7.36 not good N/A N/A What Happened in 2016: Began in the bullpen and was viewed as an important piece, but his season was cut short by multiple injuries. Yimi Garcia…

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2016 Dodgers in Review: RP Casey Fien

IP K% BB% HR/9 ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB (MIN/LA) 39.1 20.7 5.9 2.97 5.49 6.43 4.37 -0.6 What happened in 2016: Claimed off waivers from the Twins in May. Had a short, yet forgetful, stint with the Dodgers. Fungible middle relievers are a dime a dozen in baseball, and that’s exactly what Casey Fien was…

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2016 Dodgers in Review: RP Josh Fields

IP K% BB% HR/9 ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB (HOU/LA) 35 26.6 7.0 1.03 4.63 3.26 4.15 0.1 What Happened in 2016: The Dodgers acquired Fields at the Aug. 1 trade deadline, after which he showed glimpses of being a capable relief option. The Dodgers made three trades at the 2016 trade deadline, the last…

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2016 Dodgers in Review: RP Jesse Chavez

IP K% BB% HR/9 ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB (TOR/LA) 67 22.3 6.4 1.61 4.43 4.49 4.10 0.0 What Happened in 2016: Began the season in Toronto and was acquired at the trade deadline for Mike Bolsinger. When the Dodgers traded for Jesse Chavez at the trade deadline, I called it a “sneaky good deal.” I mean,…

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2016 Dodgers in Review: C Carlos Ruiz

PA AVG OBP SLG wRC+ HR WAR MLB (PHI/LA) 233 .264 .365 .348 99 3 1.6 What Happened in 2016: Acquired by the Dodgers in a controversial August trade with the Philadelphia Phillies, Carlos Ruiz was brought in to give the Dodgers a veteran presence behind the plate and an upgrade off the bench against…

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2016 Dodgers in Review: RP Joe Blanton

IP K% BB% HR/9 ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB 80.0 25.4 8.3 0.79 2.48 3.33 4.15 1.4 What Happened in 2016: Signed as a free agent in January and came into his own as one of the most dependable arms in the Dodger bullpen. If you were skeptical when the Dodgers signed Joe Blanton in January,…