Dodgers: Four underrated relievers the Dodgers should target
Despite signing Joe Kelly last off-season, the Dodgers find themselves in the same situation. In need of reinforcement at the back end of the bullpen.
In just over a week, the Winter Meetings will kick off and the Dodgers will find themselves in the same situation as last off-season. The bullpen needs help at the back end of the bullpen. Joe Kelly had a rollercoaster first season in Los Angeles, he was terrible at the start, then put together a dominant stretch, and then came down with mysterious injuries at the end of the season. In the decisive game five of the NLDS, he allowed a grand slam that shut the door on the Dodgers’ season.
Then there is Kenley Jansen who blew a career-high eight saves in 2019 and appeared to be in danger of losing the closer role after each blown save in the second half. Jansen’s velocity came and went and the Dodgers need another reliable reliever in case Jansen continues to struggle in 2020. Here are four underrated relievers that could help the pen in 2020.