With the Los Angeles Dodgers closing in on a seventh consecutive National League West title, arguably their most-pressing obstacle at present time is determining a potential Game 4 starter for the postseason. Heading into the season, the Dodgers appeared to have a clear top four in Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Rich Hill. However, Hill's strained flexor tendon in his left forearm threw the rotation off course. Days after Dodgers manager Dave Roberts deemed it unlikely Hill would have ample time to build back up as a starter, president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said it remained a possibility. Now, indications are the Dodgers anticipate Hill starting in October.
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