The Dodgers have two superstar pitchers in Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke. They have two bright additions to their rotation in Mat Latos and Alex Wood.
And then there is Brett Anderson, something of the other guy.
He is not an ace. Not one of the guys who came riding to the rotation rescue at the non-waiver trading deadline. He was one of two health gambles the Dodgers made in the off-season; the other, Brandon McCarthy, went down for the season to elbow surgery.
But Anderson has quietly delivered on the Dodgers’ hopes, evident once again in their 4-3 victory Wednesday over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Backed by a three-run homer from Yasiel Puig...