Finished 2016 with the lowest ERA (1.69) of his career, but in fewest innings since 2008.
Despite injury concerns, made team-high 32 starts last season.
Had the second-lowest ERA (2.12) among pitchers who threw 100 innings or more last season.
Showed improved command this spring after rocky return from elbow ligament replacement surgery last year.
Had 28 wins in 2014-15, but pitched only 4 2/3 innings last season because of a shoulder injury.
Underwent elbow surgery last summer, but still considered a useful left-handed arm.
Precocious 20-year-old is being kept off the roster to preserve his innings for September and October.
Fourth-most valuable reliever in baseball since 2014, according to FanGraphs’ version of wins above replacement.
Defected from San Francisco, where he contributed to a trio of championships and closed out the 2012 World Series.
Armed with a deceptive fastball, the left-hander struck out 13.3 batters per nine innings 2016.
His changeup makes him useful against both right-handers and left-handers.
Opened last season as a starter; now set to work as a long reliever.
Capable of generating impressive velocity; he has not been able to generate impressive results.
Posted a 2.79 ERA after Houston traded him to the Dodgers last August.
Set a franchise record for consecutive scoreless appearances in 2016 before undergoing elbow surgery.
Talented but fragile, he has thrown 82 1/3 innings since 2014.
Led all every-day catchers in the majors with 27 homers last season.
The Dodgers were willing to part with veteran Carlos Ruiz, in part, because of their confidence in Barnes.
Popular veteran spent five seasons with the Angels.
Despite a decline in power, Gonzalez hit .297 last season with runners in scoring position.
Scott Van Slyke:
Healthy after surgery to repair the injured wrist that had dogged him since 2015.
He brought a first baseman’s mitt to camp as part of his new reserve role.
He averaged 18 homers with a .791 OPS in 2015 and 2016 with Tampa Bay.
Took a $2-million contract to return to Los Angeles despite other more lucrative offers.
The Dodgers are hopeful Hernandez can recover his ability to hit left-handed pitchers.
Made some changes to his swing that impressed Dodgers officials, and experimented in the outfield this spring.
Led the 2016 Dodgers in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and runs.
Hit .190 last season as pitchers avoided feeding him fastballs.
Considered a solid defender at shortstop.
After a pair of encouraging seasons, he exploded in 2016 with a career-best 27 homers and 90 RBIs.
Can play all over the diamond, and Manager Dave Roberts considers him an asset at third.
Batted .340 in a small sample size, but showed some vulnerability to off-speed pitches.
Hit 12 homers against left-handed pitchers in 2016 with an .884 OPS.
Missed almost all of last season with a broken leg, which the team believes has finally healed.
Cut down on his strikeouts and finished with an impressive .847 OPS.
Missed most of spring training while playing for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic.
Despite declining performance against right-handed pitchers, he gets another shot to be an every-day player.
Scott Van Slyke:
Can also handle center field in an emergency.
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