Dodgers: Bullpen Decisions in Possible NLDS Matchups

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Kenley Jansen
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Kenley Jansen /
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PHOENIX, AZ – MAY 17: Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt /

Again, the decision will ultimately be based upon which team advances to the Division Series to face Los Angeles. While Arizona certainly appears for a decent postseason run, nothing can be assumed.

And while history does carry a lot of weight in roster decisions, don’t forget to count in hot streaks (or cold streaks in the case of Baez). Some people are playing much too well to be automatically excluded from October based off of their past.

And then there are guys like Walker Buehler, who has almost no experience against these teams. In fact, Buehler has barely any big league experience at all.

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And yet, he finds himself right in the middle of roster decisions. With the electrifying stuff he has, it will be hard for Dave Roberts to send the kid home in October.

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