Perhaps the funniest thing about the Dodgers’ victory over the Angels on Saturday night was the notion that most fans out there, as well as the players, coaching staff, and management, were hoping to add a few insurance runs late in the game after putting a whopping 13 runs on the board early.
With the Dodgers now having dropped 14 of their last 18 games, many fans continue to point their fingers at injuries for being the primary culprit of the club’s current stretch of woes. All the depth the organization has been flaunting for years doesn’t seem to be helping in the least right now, as the team is looking for just a single win or two with hopes of building some type of momentum.
As if the injury picture for the Los Angeles Dodgers wasn’t already bad enough, things got much worse when righty starting pitcher Dustin May left Saturday’s game against the Brewers with an apparent right arm injury.
At their best point in early April, the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be a well-oiled machine on its way to yet another deep postseason run. At their worst point later in the month, the team seems to need a boost in a multitude of areas.
With less than a full week before the beginning of the 2021 season, more hints are being revealed regarding the makeup of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Opening Day roster, including the pitching rotation order that will throw against the Rockies.
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As the days continue to dwindle before the 2021 season opener, the Dodgers will face a few difficult roster decisions regarding which players will suit up against the Rockies in Denver on April 1.
Lately, there has been a ton of chatter about how the rigors of a regular 160-game season might affect many clubs across the majors, particularly those without much quality depth. Already, the Dodgers appear to be taking these challenges in stride, as made evident by their slate of more than a half-dozen proven starting pitchers, in addition to multiple layers of pro experience at almost every other spot on the field.
With the number of days leading to Opening Day dwindling, many of the conversations around the baseball blogosphere will shift to the battles for roster spots among many teams across the league. For the Los Angeles Dodgers, most of these questions have already been answered, although there still could be two or three spots that are completely up for grabs.
While there’s no doubt that utilityman Sheldon Neuse will have some type of impact on the Los Angeles Dodgers organization this season, the biggest question surrounds at which level he will primarily contribute.