Tag Archives: Luis Avilan

2017 and the Dodgers’ Race to the World Series

While there may or may not be a super team playing in Chicago that can steamroll through the National League, local pundits say no matter, the Dodgers will reach the 2017 World Series. Maybe they can do it, but as … Continue reading

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Phenom’s Misplay Makes Up for Dodgers’ Bullpen Woes

Just as I predicted, on Saturday Kenta Maeda pitched another great game and somehow Dodgers’ relievers snuck in five outs between and after three hits and a run to hand a lead over to Kenley Jansen, and the team won … Continue reading

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Maeda is Dodgers’ One and Only Shot in Colorado

What I wrote yesterday prior to the Dodgers series opener in Colorado happened pretty much as I wrote it, first with Scott Kazmir again awful on the mound for LA, giving up an early lead after two first inning Dodgers’ … Continue reading

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Dodgers’ Plans for Jordan Schafer Defy Logic

The Dodgers’ have basically failed to address the needs of the bullpen this offseason, instead appearing as of now to approach 2016 with pretty much the same group of set-up men who poured gasoline upon the fires of opposing bats … Continue reading

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Seriously Joe Blanton? SERIOUSLY?

Over the last several seasons, the LA Dodgers have employed some of baseball’s greatest pitchers, and some of its worst. At one extreme, they’ve had as their ace Clayton Kershaw and other front line starters such as Zack Greinke, Josh … Continue reading

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Amazing Start for Atlanta Reliever

In perusing early season stats this morning, I happened to look at the leaders in wins in the National League, and there I saw the name Luis Avilan, a 24-year-old-lefty reliever with the Atlanta Braves, who over two prior major … Continue reading

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