Who should start for the Dodgers on Thurdsay?
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). Brett Anderson starts Wednesday. Clayton Kershaw
Thursday’s starter remains TBA as of this writing.
It might be
, but Zack Greinke was weighing his options from the minor-league ranks over the weekend. The last time the Dodgers needed a fifth starter was last Tuesday. Don Mattingly got the call at the last minute. Huff David 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 statue. Jackie Robinson
There figures to be a second statue at some point. Who do you think should be depicted?
Who should be the second Dodger Stadium statue depict?
It took a while, but we can report the final terms of the trade sending
to the San Diego Padres. Matt Kemp
C Yasmani Grandal
RHP Joe Wieland
RHP (traded to Philadelphia with LHP Tom Windle for SS Zach Eflin ) 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:
What grade would you give the Matt Kemp trade?
The Dodgers aren’t done dealing, as
I explained in my last post, but they were plenty busy at the Winter Meetings.
Gone are Matt Kemp, Dee Gordon, Tim Federowicz, Miguel Rojas and reportedly prospect Tom Windle. In are Jimmy Rollins, Howie Kendrick, Brandon McCarthy, Chris Hatcher, Yasmani Grandal and others.
Knowing that there’s more to come, looking just at the past four days, how did the Dodgers do? Feel free to drop a comment in.
How would you grade the Dodgers’ moves at the Winter Meetings?
Well, you got your wish. Sort of.
In my last poll, I asked which Dodgers coach or executive should be fired.
About 94 percent of you thought someone should lose their job and just under half of you thought it should be general manager Ned Colletti. Don Mattingly was a relatively distant second.
Thursday morning, we awoke to find a Dodger team with no general manager, Andrew Friedman as President of Baseball Operations, and Colletti serving Friedman and Stan Kasten in an advisory capacity. (If you slept through Wednesday,
here’s the full story.)
The question now: Are the Dodgers a better team today than they were yesterday? Leave a comment below once you’ve voted.
Are the Dodgers a better team today?