The Dodgers World Series drought ends this October. There, I said it. Twenty-eight years is enough. It had better be because I’m getting too old for this. Los Angeles set club records with 55 players and 15 starting pitchers appearing in 2016 and they’re going to use more than their fair share in 2017 as well. Yes, their much discussed depth allows for all kinds of roster wrangling over the course of a long season, and the new 10-day disabled list gives a front office more options than it ever had before. But injuries happen, generally, and health is going to be an issue again this year. It’s cross your fingers time for the pitching staff especially. You can uncross them in October. Predicting
There’s a reason San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds is the home run king. At an age where most players experience steep decline, Bonds continued to mash at the plate until he became too toxic for teams to sign. While he was compromised defensively during his final season, Bonds still hit 28 home runs and led the league in walks and on-base percentage as a 42-year-old. He could still play at a high level.
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