Originally written on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 7/30/13
The Los Angeles Dodgers are riding high with them in first place in the National League West division. They struggled for the first couple of months of the baseball season with injuries, and once they got healthy, the team played better. They were already active during the Trade Deadline by acquiring Miami Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco, and they signed former Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol to a minor-league deal. The one weakness for the team this season has been the bullpen, as they are 11th in the NL with a 3.82 ERA. They had Brandon League closing games for them at the beginning of the season, but he has struggled to finish games off for them. He has blown four saves on the season while throwing 38.1 innings and has an ERA of 5.17. The main problem has been his control, as he has walked 11 batters to include a WHIP of 1.43. The opposition is hitting .289 against the right-hander this season, with righties hitting .288 in 80 at-bats. The opposition is hitting just as well with ...
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