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Brett Anderson believes Dodgers' gamble will pay off
Brett Anderson believes Dodgers' gamble will pay off

On a recent day at the Dodgers' spring-training complex, Brett Anderson wondered how his career might have unfolded if not for the various injuries that kept him off the field in recent years. Glancing over at Clayton Kershaw, Anderson said, "Obviously, in a perfect scenario, I'd be like my guy over here, Clayton, being the similar age and kind of breaking in at the same time." Their first full seasons in the major leagues were in 2009, with both left-handers showing tremendous promise. Their paths diverged from there. Now with his third team at the age of 27, Anderson is viewed as a major gamble for the Dodgers, who will pay him $10 million in hopes he can remain...

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