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Imagining a 'bullpen' start for Dodgers in the stretch
Imagining a 'bullpen' start for Dodgers in the stretch

“We are not desperate!” Ah, yes, you are. “We are not panicking.” No, but you are making everybody else damn nervous. Manager Don Mattingly said the Dodgers are considering a “bullpen” start, and after Carlos Frias’ disastrous fill-in for Hyun-Jin Ryu on Monday, you’d best take this very seriously. That the Dodgers are having serious back-end rotation problems heading into the final week of the regular season while clinging to a two-game lead over the Giants, should come as a shock to absolutely no one. I cautioned against hanging too tightly to top prospects when this was a team that had the potential to win it all before the trade...

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