Found October 18, 2012 on
Feelin' Kinda Blue:
Aside from Clayton Kershaw, the Dodgers' rotation -- despite posting decent numbers -- was generally underwhelming in 2012. September was actually the pitching staff's best month, but even if the Dodgers had made the playoffs, they didn't have the starting pitching to hang with the big boys.
Dodgers' rotation by the numbers
2 CG, 2 SHO (both by Kershaw)
14-9, 2.53 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 6.7 H/9, 0.6 HR/9, 2.5 BB/9, 9.1 K/9, 2.89 FIP
- Kershaw wasn't as dominant as he was in 2011, but he wasn't as far off those numbers as some would lead you to believe. Kershaw still led the majors in ERA for a second consecutive season and led the majors in hits per nine innings. He also led the National League in WHIP. His slider wasn't nearly as good a pitch as it was in 2011, but his fastball improved and he made his curveball a great weapon again. In fa...
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The Dodgers have hired Gerry Hunsicker as the Senior Advisor of Baseball Operations, according to an official release from the team.
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today hired Gerry Hunsicker as Senior Advisor, Baseball Operations. Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement.
“Gerry brings a wealth of senior level experience and knowledge that will assist...
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday hired Gerry Hunsicker as Senior Advisor, Baseball Operations. Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement.
Gerry brings a wealth of senior level experience and knowledge that will assist baseball operations at all levels, said Colletti.
Hunsicker will assist Colletti and President and CEO Stan Kasten with the Dodgers...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have hired Gerry Hunsicker as senior adviser of baseball operations to help general manager Ned Colletti and president and CEO Stan Kasten with the major league club.
Colletti said Thursday that Hunsicker will help with international scouting and development, pro scouting and minor league development.
Hunsicker spent much of the last seven years with the...
The Los Angeles Dodgers added a baseball veteran to their front office Thursday, hiring Gerry Hunsicker as a senior adviser for baseball operations. Hunsicker, 62, will work alongside general manager Ned Colletti and president/chief executive officer Stan Kasten. According to a team press release, will be involved in international scouting and development, pro scouting and minor...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed a couple of free agents. No, not those kinds of free agents; but the kind that may be paying dividends long after Albert Pujols has hung up his cleats.Gerry Hunsicker has had a lot of success building teams that can’t afford a ton of free agents.Thursday, the Dodgers announced the hiring of Jerry Hunsicker as the Senior Advisor to Baseball Operations...
Big Joe was the same old (AP)
Back in June, I asked if Joe Blanton was throwing too many strikes. It seemed that he was afraid to walk anyone.
During his time with the Phillies this season, Blanton’s K/BB ratio was 6.39, eclipsing his previous career high of 3.50 set in 2007 with Oakland. Big Joe was absolutely pounding the strike zone this season, almost to a fault. By throwing...
A.J. Ellis has become a bit of a legend around these here Dodger parts. He had himself quite the season, is an active Twitterer, and holds it down with Clayton Kershaw on Between Two Palm Trees. Heck, he even got his two cents in on his very first major league baseball card. Which leads me to this most awesome of pickups I recently was able to secure.Boom! A.J. Ellis' first certified...