LOS ANGELES DODGERS
2015 PROJECTED STARTERS
As of 4/14/2015;
Catcher: YASMANI GRANDAL S/R Age 26
First Base: ADRIAN GONZALEZ L/L Age 32
Second Base: HOWIE KENDRICK R/R Age 31
Third Base: JUAN URIBE R/R Age 36
Shortstop: JIMMY ROLLINS S/R Age 36
Left Field CARL CRAWFORD L/L Age 33
Center Field: JOC PEDERSON L/L Age 23
Right Field: YASIEL PUIG R/R Age 24
Batter Bench Notable: ANDRE ETHIER L/L Age 33
Starting Pitcher 1: CLAYTON KERSHAW L/L Age 26
Starting Pitcher 2: ZACH GREINKE R/R Age 31
Starting Pitcher 3: BRANDON MCCARTHY R/R Age 31
Starting Pitcher 4: BRETT ANDERSON L/L Age 27
Starting Pitcher 5: MIKE BOLSINGER R/R Age 27
Closer: JOEL PERALTA R/R Age 39
Pitcher Bench Notable: JP HOWELL L/L Age 32
NOTABLE INJURIES: Closer KENLEY JANSEN is out til mid may, HYUN_JIN RYU is also expected back in May. Super Utility man JUSTIN TURNER is day to day with a hand issue.
PROJECTION: 2ND place in the NL West. Projected wins = 88.
MVP: YASIEL PUIG
POTENTIAL ROOKIE IMPACT: JOC PEDERSON in the starting lineup will be significant for the Dodgers, injuries and age might give opportunities for COREY SEAGER (SS) and CHRIS ANDERSON (RHP) in 2015.
COMMENTS: Built to win it now, the 2015 Dodgers will be very tough to beat if their aged infield and big 3 pitchers all stay healthy.