As the 2020 roster conjecture is just beginning to heat up, one of the early conversations stirring surrounds how the Dodgers might handle the future duties at catcher.
While some folks close to the Dodgers do not anticipate any major changes to the roster over the winter, there is still bound to be some minor movement, especially among the team’s free agents.
Perhaps the more relative question is exactly how good has the Dodgers‘ rotation been lately?
It isn’t an overwhelming number of players, but the first wave of September roster reinforcements has arrived in Arizona ahead of the series finale against the Diamondbacks on Sunday.
If I had a nickel for each time we discussed the Dodgers‘ bullpen this season, I’d probably be able to payoff my 2019 mlb.tv subscription with ease.
At the rate his recovery was going more than a month ago, many pundits felt that it would be tough for veteran Rich Hill to build up his arm enough to contribute as a starter for the Dodgers during the 2019 postseason.
Prior to the start of the series against the Blue Jays on Tuesday, the Dodgers announced that they have activated utility men Chris Taylor and Enrique Hernandez from the 10-day injured list while also recalling right-handed pitcher Dylan Floro from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Ahead of Sunday’s season series finale against the Braves in Atlanta, the Dodgers announced that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Tony Gonsolin and activated infielder Jedd Gyorko from the 60-day injured list.
Several hours before Saturday’s middle game against the Braves, news broke that Dodgers‘ lefty pitcher Julio Urias has accepted a 20-game suspension under Major League Baseball’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy.
Once highly touted for his offensive prowess and his ability to field multiple positions, Austin Barnes gave the impression that he was in the big leagues to stay after a quality 2017 season campaign when he saw playing time in 102 games.