Brett Anderson will start for the Dodgers today in the first game of a three-game series in San Francisco against the Giants (7 p.m., SportsNet LA). Clayton Kershaw starts Wednesday.
Thursday’s starter remains TBA as of this writing.
It might be Zack Greinke, but Don Mattingly was weighing his options from the minor-league ranks over the weekend. The last time the Dodgers needed a fifth starter was last Tuesday. David Huff got the call at the last minute. Huff gave up four runs in four innings against what was supposed to be a matchup-friendly Seattle Mariners lineup, then was designated for assignment after the game.
So the decision on Thursday is far from straightforward, particularly if Mattingly is intent on giving Greinke an extra day of rest. The poll question is up. read on for a bit more on each candidate:
OK, we know that Dodger Stadium is getting a Jackie Robinson statue.
There figures to be a second statue at some point. Who do you think should be depicted?
It took a while, but we can report the final terms of the trade sending Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres.
C Yasmani Grandal
RHP Joe Wieland
RHP Zach Eflin (traded to Philadelphia with LHP Tom Windle for SS Jimmy Rollins)
RF Matt Kemp
C Tim Federowicz
It’s probably not fair to judge this move in a vacuum, but that’s how Matt Kemp has been judged for the last eight seasons. So judge away: