You take the first step, then a second, and you see where it takes you. Or in the case of a pitcher, the first throw. Brett Anderson had not been in a competitive baseball situation since Aug. 5, when his back called and surgery answered.
But the Dodgers signed the left-hander in the off-season to a one-year deal for $10 million and dubbed him their No. 5 starter.
Monday, the Dodgers got their first look at Anderson in a game, and as first steps go, it worked out just fine.
Anderson threw two scoreless innings, holding the Giants to one...