Dodgers Sign Justin De Fratus

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Just like we’ve been predicting over the past week or so, the Dodgers are beginning to sign veteran arms to serve as depth for their top minor league clubs.

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Why Not Consider Alex Wood as a Fringe Option?

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For as many fans of the Dodgers who think the team will make some sort of high-impact move in the six weeks remaining before pitchers and catchers file into spring camp, there’s probably an equal amount who think the roster will stay relatively the same.

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Dodgers Supposedly More ‘In’ on Mookie Betts than Francisco Lindor


It’s a brand new year and a brand new decade, but the same old rumors keep swirling around the Dodgers. Water, wet. Sky, blue. Grass, green. Dodgers rumored to be in on big names.

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What Lies Ahead for Austin Barnes?

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Not long after the Dodgers were eliminated from the 2019 postseason, one of the most popular topics of discussion was the team’s immediate plans at catcher, specifically which player would backup Will Smith.

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Do Dodgers Really Need to Make a ‘Big Move’ this Winter?

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For some fans of the Dodgers, the offseason so far has been a bit of a disappointment as far as upgrading the roster goes. For others, they have faith in the existing personnel, as they are counting down the days until the same core from the 2019 group has another chance to prove its identity in 2020.

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8 (Not So) Bold Predictions for the Next Decade of Dodgers Baseball

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As someone who had to write an essay in school about where I would be in the year 2000, I’m having a hard time comprehending that in two days we are entering the third decade of the 2000s.

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Dodgers Top Prospects by Position: 2019-20 Offseason Edition

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While most of our regular readers already know that we’re huge on prospect insight here at TBPC, we’re not big on rankings at all, as we don’t get many opportunities to evaluate all the organizational prospects in person. However, once every winter I do my own version of player rankings by position, which oftentimes gives us a good idea of the general depth of the Dodgers across the minor league board.

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Let’s Start Building a Bullpen


Without a doubt, December is much too soon to start thinking about building a big league bullpen, especially when considering the prospective long and middle relief spots of the 2020 crew. However, since this has been the slowest winter in quite a while for the Dodgers news-wise, we thought this would be as good a time as any to take a very preliminary look as to what the Los Angeles relief crew might look like for the upcoming season.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: A Closer Look at Mitchell White

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Although the offseason of the Dodgers has been substantially slow as far as personnel changes go, there were a few adjustments made on the club’s 40-man roster last month when the team protected several players from this year’s Rule 5 draft.

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A Quick Look Around the NL West


Well, Christmas has come and gone and Dodgers fans did not find a new starter or another right-handed batter under their tree. While many times here I have said that the Dodgers don’t need to make immediate upgrades, it still would have been nice to have a holiday surprise.

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