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Bolsinger Solidifying Status as Dodgers’ Fourth Option With Breakout Consistency

Mike Bolsinger (#46) pithes at AT&T Park in his first game for the Los Angeles Dodgers in April 2015 (Mandatory Credit: Thearon W. Henderson, Getty Images) When the Dodgers hired Andrew Friedman to serve as the team’s new President of Baseball Operations, they saw an unprecedented opportunity to combine the advanced-statistical savvy that helped Friedman build winning teams...
Via The Sports Journal
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Forget About Cole Hamels

So Brandon McCarthy is out for the year and Hyun-jin Ryu is out for the year and Zack Greinke‘s velocity is down and oh my god they’re counting on Brett Anderson and Mike Bolsinger and Carlos Frias‘ total inability to throw off-speed pitches and PANIC! You know where this leads. It leads to an insistence that the Dodgers need a starting pitcher — which is true, or at least...
Via Dodgers Digest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hyun-jin Ryu to miss rest of season with shoulder surgery

The Los Angeles Dodgers already took one blow to their rotation by losing newly signed pitcher Brandon McCarthy for the season to Tommy John surgery. They have taken yet another blow now. Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles has confirmed previous reports that left-handed pitcher Hyun-jin Ryu will undergo shoulder surgery to figure out the cause of the inflammation of his shoulder that...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

According to beat reporter Mark Saxon of ESPN LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for a starting pitcher now that Hyun-jin Ryu is contemplating shoulder surgery and after already losing Brandon McCarthy for the season. Saxon believes they’d be willing to move Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero, given their excess of third baseman. The 28 year old Guerrero was initially...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Bolsinger Delivers for Los Angeles Dodgers in Pitcher’s Duel against Colorado Rockies

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Mike Bolsinger throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, May 17, 2015. (Mandatory Credit: Alex Gallardo/AP) The Dodgers have attempted to maintain cohesion in their rotation following the loss of Brandon McCarthy to injury, and looked for a 2-2 series split against the Colorado Rockies...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers rotation may be stabilizing

The ambiguity at the back end of the Dodgers’ rotation may soon be coming to an end. The Los Angeles Times quoted manager Don Mattingly on the chances of another start for Tuesday night starter Mike Bolsinger:“I would think so,” Mattingly said. “Mike threw the ball well. We still have a little bit of wiggle room, but we’re getting to the point where we have to settle in...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Red Hot and Home Coming for Miami’s Dee Gordon

View image | gettyimages.com Our 3x Cy Young winner and current NL MVP Clayton Kershaw is struggling. As great as he is, he is having a rough start to the season, and with the current state of the Dodgers starting rotation this is not good news. Off season trades to Miami, including P Dan Haren, who did a great job as our starter last year, and we are still paying his $10million...
Via TopSportsReport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers P Brandon McCarthy had Tommy John surgery but they got the penis

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy underwent Tommy John surgery last week. And then he amused himself on Twitter. thles pani pills are'nt havin any eff=ect at al;/ claer th*inking is me and motoor sskils is very greats — Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) April 30, 2015 my penis looks ridiculous when i take a bath — Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) May 4, 2015 WAY too many...
Via Bob's Blitz
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy shares series of hilarious post-surgery tweets

Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy is out for the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, but his Twitter dominance is as strong as ever. After updating us on his progress last week... ... the man who ends up on every "best athlete to follow" Twitter list sent out a series of random-thought tweets Monday afternoon.
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy shares disturbing info about himself

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy underwent Tommy John surgery last week, and he seems to be taking it well for someone who is expected to be out for well over a year. Immediately following the procedure, McCarthy made a funny joke about being on pain pills. thles pani pills are'nt havin any eff=ect at...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

SP Prospects to Consider (If Your Pitchers Keep Getting Hurt Like Mine)

This past week has been an interesting one for pitchers. As many have gone down with injuries (Adam Wainwright, Brandon McCarthy, Homer Bailey, and probably more), many newcomers are in line to make their impact. We already saw one highly touted prospect pitch for the Nationals, A.J. Cole, only to surrender four runs on nine hits and one walk in two innings against the Braves last...
Via Baseball Professor
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Anderson’s Health is Critical for Los Angeles Dodgers

Brett Anderson of the Los Angeles Dodgers. (Mandatory Credit: Steven Dunn/Getty Images) Starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy announced Monday that a torn UCL in his throwing elbow will require surgery—scheduled for Thursday—and will sideline him for the remainder of the season, which leaves a gaping hole in the Dodgers’ rotation. Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke are the bread...
Via The Sports Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy is Definitely Enjoying His Post-Tommy John Painkillers

It was a sad Monday in baseball when word leaked that Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy had suffered a torn UCL, and required season-ending Tommy John surgery. However, while fans and fantasy baseball nerds were bummed out, Brandon deflected all the sadness with some humor: to be fair, 31 years of use is a lot to ask for from a ligament — Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) April 27...
Via Busted Coverage
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: Sox Starting Pitching Update

With the recent injuries to Adam Wainwright and Brandon McCarthy, plus the horrific numbers Boston’s aceless rotation have put up, the Cole Hamels rumor mill has picked up a new head of steam. Ruben Amaro Jr. is suddenly in the driver’s seat with three World Series contenders seriously in need of an upgrade. Last night Rick Porcello spun seven innings of one-run, two-hit ball...
Via Baseball Professor
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers face tough decisions to bolster rotation after Brandon McCarthy injury

The snarky response to the news that Brandon McCarthy would miss the rest of the 2015 season was that the Dodgers’ mega-payroll of $270 million can’t buy a fully healthy pitching staff. McCarthy’s torn ulnar collateral ligament was announced by the Dodgers on Monday. The right-hander, 31, will undergo Tommy John surgery and the recovery process is expected to keep him sidelined...
Via The Outside Corner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers injuries starting to pile up

The Los Angeles Dodgers are deeper than they have been in years, and that depth will be tested in the coming weeks as three key players have missed time recently. Brandon McCarthy– Torn UCL, out for the year This one hurt to hear, as McCarthy left in the sixth inning of his start on Saturday in San Diego with arm tingling after giving up a home run to Justin Upton. Preliminary...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy’s torn UCL means it’s Zach Lee time

Well, it was the worst-case scenario with Brandon McCarthy after he left Saturday’s game. He has a torn UCL and probably needs Tommy John surgery. That would put him out until the All-Star Break next year, and that’s even a little optimistic. And a word to the wise, Brandon: Don’t mess around with trying to rehab the injury. It doesn’t work. I know surgery of any kind is...
Via Dodgers Digest
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers’ Brandon McCarthy Has The Best Response To Season-Ending Injury

If we were Brandon McCarthy, we’d be pretty down in the dumps right now. The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament after leaving Saturday’s game against the San Diego Padres in the sixth inning. It’s a tough blow for a player who started 3-0 for his new team after posting a 2.89 ERA in 14 games for...
Via NESN.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers starting pitcher McCarthy out for season with torn UCL

  Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament, creating a hole in the middle of the rotation for a Los Angeles team with World Series aspirations. McCarthy left Saturday's game at San Diego in the sixth inning when he gave up his third home run of the night in an 11-8 victory. He had an MRI that revealed a torn ulnar collateral ligament...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers pitcher McCarthy out for season with elbow injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season with a torn elbow ligament, creating a hole in the middle of the rotation for a Los Angeles team with World Series aspirations. McCarthy left Saturday's game at San Diego in the sixth inning when he gave up his third home run of the night in an 11-8 victory. He had an MRI that revealed a torn ulnar...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers’ Brandon McCarthy Out For Season With Torn UCL

According to Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy is out for the season with a torn UCL. Brandon McCarthy is out for the year with a UCL tear, according to Don Mattingly. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 27, 2015 Mattingly won’t say if McCarthy will have Tommy John surgery. If he does, he’s out thru mid- to late-2016. #Dodgers — Bill...
Via Baseball Essential
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tommy John fairy will next visit Brandon McCarthy

A torn UCL claims another prominent pitcher – Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of this season because of the injury, which will require Tommy John surgery. Brandon McCarthy is out for the year with a UCL tear, according to Don Mattingly. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 27, 2015 Los Angeles signed the 31-year old McCarthy to a four-year, $48 million...
Via The Outside Corner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tommy John fairy will next visit Brandon McCarthy

A torn UCL claims another prominent pitcher – Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of this season because of the injury, which will require Tommy John surgery. Brandon McCarthy is out for the year with a UCL tear, according to Don Mattingly. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) April 27, 2015 Los Angeles signed the 31-year old McCarthy to a four-year, $48 million...
Via Bloguin Best
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers lose Brandon McCarthy for Season

View image | gettyimages.com The Los Angeles Dodgers have been hit with another injury. This time it's pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who will miss the rest of the 2015 season with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. McCarthy will have to undergo Tommy John Surgery, which will cost him part of the 2016 season as well.McCarthy was 3-0 this year with a 5.87 ERA. He struck...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy has torn ulnar collateral ligament

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. McCarthy, 31, will now need Tommy John surgery and be sidelined for the rest of the season and likely the start of the 2016 season. The loss of McCarthy further weakens an already fragile Dodgers rotation. In four games this season McCarthy was 3-0 with a 5.87...
Via Tireball.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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