Tag Archives: National League West

A Tale of Two Pitching Staffs: Breaking down the Padres’ first 23 games.

Over the first month of the season, it seems the Padres have shown us two different sides to the team. From an Opening Day blowout loss in Los Angeles to a 1-0 victory at home, the 2017 season has been a … Continue reading

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Projecting The Dodgers’ Payroll

The Los Angeles Dodgers enter 2017 with the highest payroll in baseball – the fourth year in a row that they have managed to do so. $241 million. That’s a lot of money unless you’re the Dodgers. They probably just … Continue reading

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Strickland Out On Diaper Duty

Just call me the voice of the San Francisco pitchers. Just days after the 2017 season started, Hunter Strickland has been placed on paternity leave by the Giants. His wife Shelley is expecting their first child, a girl. The Strickland family … Continue reading

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Lefty-Loosey, Righty-Tighty: The Dodgers’ Tools to Fix Their LHP Woes

In case you haven’t heard, the Los Angeles Dodgers seem to have problems facing left-handed starters. It’s an issue that persisted throughout the 2016 season, and many worry it may continue throughout the 2017 season. However, the Dodgers have acquired … Continue reading

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Opening Day Remarks & Review of The ‘Pen and Up the Middle

Before going into any review, just a few remarks on Opening Day, which I was lucky enough to have attended. First things first, what a game. Both teams were out there battling, a pitcher hit two homers, and a “non-hitting” … Continue reading

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Rockies Rotation Finalized

Almost a month ago, I said “Baseball is a game in which anything can happen,” in an article about the Rockies’ pitching rotation competition. The “anything” referenced in that sentence was the possibility of both Antonio Senzatela and Kyle Freeland … Continue reading

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Pitchers Set for Opening Day

Well, I’d like to start off with “I wasn’t too far off”. In a previous post, I tagged the pitchers I thought would make the Opening Day active roster, and I didn’t miss much. Josh Osich didn’t make it on, but … Continue reading

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