Jimmy Nelson Named to 40-Man Roster, Bench Picture Becoming More Clear

As the month of March comes to an end, that means Opening Day is right around the corner. Teams have begun to announce roster moves and inform players where they will begin the year.

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Walker Buehler Roughed Up in Latest Spring Start, Dodgers Announce Several Roster Moves

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Thank goodness it’s still spring. Starter Walker Buehler was roughed in his latest Cactus League outing. The righty was tagged for nine earned runs in just 4 â…“ innings, as the Dodgers fell to Brewers, 9-6, despite a late rally.

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Should Dodgers Use David Price in 2021 Starting Rotation?

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While there have been many relative developments sprinkled throughout the daily news feeds of the Dodgers this spring, certainly none have been bigger than which prospective players will be used in the starting pitching rotation to begin the season.

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Dodgers Handle Rangers in Cactus League Showdown

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We are now only 13 days from Opening Day as the Dodgers continue to prepare for their season opener against the Colorado Rockies on the road. There are still some tough battles happening for positions on the team’s prospective 26-man roster. The competition for the final few spots will no question increase over the upcoming days.

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Clayton Kershaw Makes Third Spring Start Against Brewers, Cody Bellinger Debuts

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In another game of Cactus League play, the Dodgers fell to the Brewers by a score of 7-2, as Clayton Kershaw made his third start of the spring. The Los Angeles ace was roughed up a bit, throwing four innings and allowing five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out three.

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Kershaw Makes First Spring Start, Fans Allowed at Dodger Stadium for Regular Season

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In his 2021 Cactus League debut, Clayton Kershaw made his first start since the 2020 World Series, as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Kansas City Royals by a score of 7-5 on Friday afternoon in Surprsie, AZ. No. 22 pitched two innings, allowing two hits and striking out two batters on 22 pitches—seemingly, the true definition of “deuces wild.”

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Walker Buehler Set for First Spring Start; Trevor Bauer and Kenley Jansen Impress

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have seemingly started 2021 Cactus League play where they left off last October, although it is only just the beginning of Spring Training. Dodger pitching has only allowed one run, and quite frankly, the farm system promises an exciting future for fans, as a handful of prospects are already starting to shine.

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Dodgers Defeat Athletics in 2021 Cactus League Opener

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Designated hitter Matt Davidson homered, and shortstop Corey Seager added an RBI single, propelling the Los Angeles Dodgers to a narrow 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics in the 2021 Cactus League opener for both teams.

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