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Dodgers fans predicted rotation woes at trade deadline

Dodgers fans predicted rotation woes at trade deadline

A Dodgers starting pitcher not named Kershaw or Greinke took the mound Tuesday and, once again, it was all about the ghosts.

Alex Wood was strong for nearly seven innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks, his Gumby delivery twisting bats, a nice little night by a nice little pitcher.

But hovering above him was the specter of Cole Hamels, who, three nights earlier, improved to 4-1 as a Texas Ranger.

Wood struck out six, didn't walk a soul, and hung tough until a replay delay seemed to distract him into a gopher ball.

But all around him was the spirit of David Price, who one night earlier improved to 8-1 with a 1.95 earned-run average for the Toronto Blue...

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