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Kershaw, Clayton

Greinke, Zack

Beckett, Josh

Ryu, Hyun-Jin

Billingsley, Chad


Chris Capuano

Ted Lilly



Closer: Brandon League

Setup: Kenley Jansen

Ronald Belisario

Middle Javy Guerra

J. P. Howell

Scott Elbert

Matt Guerrier


League got big contract despite Jansen’s ridiculous K/9. Belisario riding huge K% increase, but his sFIP fueled by low BABIP. Guerra’s value lies in low BABIP & high LOB%, so he is not as good as core numbers would suggest. Howell as primary LHRP, but he is declining. Consensus view is that it is weird to elevate League over Jansen, unless the thought is towards Bill James’ optimized bullpen ace useage pattern. Jansen is a strikeout machine. But it is likely that LAN will use League as closer. Jansen will be an extremely important setup man. 



Projected Lineup

1 Ellis, Mark 2B

2 Crawford LF

3 Kemp CF

4 Gonzalez A 1B

5 Ramirez H SS

6 Etheir RF

7 Cruz, Luis 3B

8 Ellis, A. J. C




Minor League System and Prospects

Minor League Affiliates


1 Yasiel Puig OF

2 Zach Lee RHP

3 Corey Seager 3B

4 Chris Reed LHP

5 Joc Pederson OF

6 Matt Magill RHP

7 Oneiki Garcia LHP

8 Chris Withrow RHP

9 Garrett Gould RHP

10 Zachary Bird RHP




1 Zach Lee P

2 Chris Reed P

3 Corey Seager SS

4 Yaseil Puig OF
5 Jesmeul Valentin SS

6 Garrett Gould P

7 Onelki Garcia P

8 Chris Withrow P

9 Joe Pderson OF

10 Zachary Bird P

11 Aaron Miller P

12 Tim Federowicz C

13 Rob Rasmussen P

14 Paco Rodriguez P

15 Ross Stripling P





Written by jjvedamuthu

April 11, 2013 at 21:03

Posted in Baseball, Dodgers

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