Pretty much from the day he was drafted in 2011, I’ve figured that Dustin’s boy Chris Reed would end up being a reliever. After all, he was a reliever in college, and though the Dodgers swore up and down that they drafted him with the 16th overall pick that year because they really liked him, it was all too clear that the likelihood that he’d be an easy sign played into it...
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I wasn’t a fan of the Dodgers selecting Tom Windle in the second round last year. My first thought was, “Oh great, it’s Chris Reed, part two.” Well, Windle has shown me more in his couple of seasons than Reed has in his three-plus years. Yes, I have a bias against Reed, but I think Windle profiles better than Reed, after seeing him in person.
I saw him...
Ever since Chris Reed was overdrafted by the Dodgers in the 2011 MLB Draft, I haven’t been on his bandwagon. Last year, I noticed his solid performance and ate just a small serving of crow.
Well, if his start to the 2014 is any predictor, I might be in line for huge plate of crow before too long. But I’m still skeptical about his long-term success.
Reed threw six innings of no...
Stephen Fife is taking his specs to Albuquerque. (By: Dustin Nosler)
The Dodgers announced their first round of camp cuts on Tuesday morning with few surprises.
Pedro Baez, Chili Buss Stephen Fife, Yimi Garcia, Jarret Martin
Reassigned to minor-league camp (5)
Sam Demel, Griff Erickson, Daniel Moskos, Chris O’Brien, Chris Reed
Most Dodger fans are expecting Juan Uribe to return on a 1- or 2-year deal. As the best free agent third baseman available, Uribe has every right to test the market (he'd be foolish not to).But the Dodgers can't wait around forever. It seems Uribe is holding up the Dodgers' offseason moves to some degree -- something that seems highly unlikely just a year ago. The White Sox are...