Dodgers Keep Roster Intact Despite Potential Needs in Bullpen

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Heading into the middle game of the weekend series against the Rockies, the Dodgers decided to make no changes to their 25-man roster despite several areas of concern that have developed over the last few days.

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Dodgers Bullpen: Caleb Ferguson Emerging as Best 8th-Inning Option

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Needless to say, there have been a high number of discussions among fans regarding the bullpen of the Dodgers. Seven games into the season, there are probably more questions now about the relief corps than there were at the beginning of Cactus League play in February.

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At What Point Will Roster Adjustments Occur?

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For some reason, many fans of the Dodgers are intrigued at the prospect of team management making roster adjustments. As a matter of fact, some people thrive on it, suggesting that even the most capable players be replaced when they’re in the midst of slumps of even small duration.

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Giants Prevail in Series Opener Against Dodgers, 4-2

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The offensive fireworks were definitely not as prolific as they’ve been for the Dodgers recently. and the middle of the Los Angeles bullpen was once again victimized by some very timely hitting. In a contest that was very quiet for the first half of the evening, the Giants walked away with a 4-2 win against the Dodgers in the series opener Monday night at Dodger Stadium.

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Dodgers Use 8th-Inning Rally to Defeat Diamondbacks, Capture Opening Series

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Capitalizing upon the poor pitching of starter Walker Buehler and reliever Pedro Baez, the Diamondbacks used a seven-run fourth inning to take control of the series’ final game on Sunday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a potent Dodgers offense at the end of the game from claiming another victory.

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Dodgers Rebound Against Diamondbacks in Lopsided 18-5 Victory

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One evening after squandering countless scoring opportunities in a six-hour, 13-inning marathon, the offense of the Dodgers was firing on all cylinders, this time registering an 18-5 victory over the Diamondbacks in the team’s third game of the year.

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5 Early-Season Concerns Facing Dodgers

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By no means do two games define a season, but already we have seen the Dodgers perform on many different levels, especially when it comes to playing down to the abilities of their opponent. After Friday night’s marathon loss, fans were reminded of some of the aspects of play that saw Los Angeles need a divisional playoff game to capture their sixth-consecutive NL West crown. While it’s certainly too early to make any predictions, there are a handful of things that followers can watch which may be critical, at least in the early portion of the season.

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Dodgers Pummel Diamondbacks in Season Opener

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The Dodgers slugged an MLB Opening Day record eight home runs en route to a convincing 12-5 victory at a sold-out Dodger Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

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Dodgers Announce 2019 Opening Day Roster

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The Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday morning announced their Opening Day 25-man roster ahead of the 2019 regular season, which begins Thursday afternoon at 1:10 p.m. Pacific time against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium.  The club also placed left-handed pitchers Tony Cingrani, Rich Hill and Clayton Kershaw on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to March 25. President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman made the announcement.

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Dodgers Sign Rob Zastryzny, Apparently

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There are some rumblings floating around Wednesday evening that the Dodgers have signed lefty reliever Rob Zastryzny.

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