Chris Hatcher is one very frustrating pitcher. There are times when he’s dealing and looks a lot like the reliever the Dodgers thought might serve as their set-up man.
It’s just growing more difficult to remember those times, when his inconsistency is constantly marked by games where he fails to deliver. Games like Wednesday’s 3-2 loss to the Braves.
Manager Don Mattingly continues to show faith in Hatcher, using him during key moments, if continuing to show a much shorter leash.
Mattingly called on Hatcher to start the eighth inning with the score tied, 1-1. Hatcher immediately gave up a lead-off single on his first pitch to Andrelton Simmons...