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2014 Dodgers In Review: RP Scott Elbert

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB 7 4.1 11.1% 5.6% 2.08 2.90 4.33 0.0 What Happened In 2014: Actually threw pitches! In major league games! And in the playoffs, improbably and unhappily. I’m pretty sure that after a while, I simply forgot that Scott Elbert existed. And why not? Though he’d been…

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2014 Dodgers In Review: RP Daniel Coulombe

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MiLB (AA/AAA) 49 65.1 33.7% 9.9% 2.89 ? n/a n/a MLB 5 4.1 18.2% 9.1% 4.15 5.67 3.81 -0.1 What Happened In 2014: Dominant in High- and Double-A, which led to an unexpected late-season call-up. There isn’t much fanfare for a guy drafted in the 17th round of the…

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A Note On Starting Pitcher Depth

The Dodgers will need starting pitchers beyond their current rotation of Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, Hyun-jin Ryu, Brandon McCarthy, and Brett Anderson. All teams need more than that (there’s no such thing as a number five starter, as Baseball Prospectus likes to say) and the Dodgers have more health questions than most. Anderson hasn’t thrown more…

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2014 Dodgers In Review: SP/RP Kevin Correia

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB (LAD) 9 24.2 15.7% 7.0% 8.03 6.33 3.85 -0.7 What Happened In 2014: That could have gone better. When the Dodgers traded for Roberto Hernandez, Andrew Grant posted this tweet: Gonna go with "at least it's not Kevin Correia" on this one — Biden Eating Cream (@realandrewgrant)…

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2014 Dodgers In Review: RP Brandon League

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB 63 63.0 13.9% 9.9% 2.57 3.40 4.09 0.1 What Happened In 2014: Wasn’t worth his contract, but surprisingly useful (with a few issues). After 2013, Brandon League looked like a complete disaster. When he signed his contract, it was an accepted fact that it was too…

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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…

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2014 Dodgers In Review: RP Chris Perez

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB 49 46.1 19.5% 12.5% 4.27 5.07 4.89 -0.8 What Happened In 2014: Challenged the perception that there’s no such thing as a bad one-year deal. I don’t really remember writing this, but apparently last winter, two weeks before the Dodgers signed Chris Perez, I wrote that…