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3. Brett Anderson

I admit that when the Dodgers first signed left handed starting pitcher Brett Anderson to a one-year ten million dollar contract, I was skeptical. The 27-year old Midland Texas native has been very solid for the Dodgers. He’s provided stability in the rotation that has been thinned by injuries. Anderson is 5-4 with a 3.00 ERA in 16 starts. He’s thrown 96 frames, while 69 and issuing only 24 walks. He posts some of the highest ground ball rates in the National League and seems to be getting stronger as the season goes on. After getting off to a slow start (5.49 ERA in April), he’s been excellent ever since. In May he posted a 2.27 ERA, and in June he put up a 2.67 ERA. Recently he had a ten strikeout performance and on Wednesday gave another solid performance against the Dbacks to lead the Dodgers to a series victory.

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