The Dodgers haven’t totally wrapped up the NL West yet, but it’s close enough where I can put together a first crack at a playoff roster without feeling like I’m …Read More »
Dodgers Clinch A Postseason Berth
Obviously, the Dodgers are aiming higher, but they are now guaranteed to play after the regular season ends. After the team’s 14-5 victory this afternoon, former (and potentially future) Dodger Russell …Read More »
Wins above replacement loves the Dodgers’ position players, mostly
There is no perfect statistic for calculating a player’s value. Wins above replacement attempts to do so, but even that is inexact. In fact, there are two kinds of WAR, …Read More »
Another Reason To Not Worry About Dodgers Bases Loaded Troubles
In the aftermath of Wednesday’s ludicrous extra-innings loss to Washington that was terrible for all the wrong reasons, I wanted to write about the ongoing Dodger problems with the bases …Read More »
The Dodgers Aren’t Going To Make Any Moves, Are They?
No news or inside info or analysis here, just a thought: The Dodgers aren’t going to do anything before the Aug. 31 playoff eligibility deadline, are they? It’s not because of …Read More »
Who Will The Dodgers Bring Up In September?
We’re not all that far away from September 1, and that means roster expansion is looming. Teams will no longer be restricted to 25 active players, and can activate as many members …Read More »
Jon Niese curiously clears waivers, should the Dodgers have interest?
While perusing Twitter on Monday afternoon, I saw a tweet from Jon Heyman that was somewhat surprising. granderson and niese clear waivers, eligible again to be traded. http://t.co/fPmyxcd3je — Jon …Read More »
Which One Of These Pitchers Could Be A Dodger Soon?
As I said yesterday after discussing Roberto Hernandez, “Some other starter is going to appear, potentially soon. I don’t know who it will be, of course, because waivers are going …Read More »
Matt Cain Is Out For The Year, And That’s Bad
Quick news from up north: Matt Cain, out since July 11, is going to have season-ending elbow surgery. This is bad news for the Dodgers. Yes, really. No, it’s not …Read More »
Which Starting Pitchers Should The Dodgers Target On Waivers?
Now that the waiver period is upon is, the Dodgers are going to have to dig deep for starters. Dan Haren blew up again last night and seems finished. Josh …Read More »