3 Dodgers players who will make Opening Day roster but won’t last the season

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JP Feyereisen

Feyereisen was a hopeful get for the Dodgers in December 2022. He pitched 24 almost-perfect innings for the Rays in 2022 before needing a labrum and rotator cuff surgery that led the Rays to DFA him and the Dodgers to pick him up. He didn't pitch at all in 2023, but seems on track to pitch by Opening Day. He looked good in 2021 as well, pitching 56 innings between Milwaukee and Tampa for a 2.73 ERA.

However, there are still a lot of unknowns with Feyereisen. He's pitched fewer than 100 innings over three years, and hasn't been on the mound since June 2022. The Dodgers will surely want to see what he can do by putting him on the 26-man and letting him get a few innings in early in the season, but if he can't find the same stuff he had with the Rays, he could be on the chopping block.

Feyereisen still has two minor league options, so the Dodgers could also keep him in reserve down in Triple-A for some a solid depth option in case of injury to the rest of the bullpen.