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View Poll Results: Who would you bring back for 2014?

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  • C Mike Piazza

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  • 1B Eddie Murray

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  • 2B Davey Lopes

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  • 3B Adrian Beltre

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  • SS Billy Grabarkewitcz

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  • OF Matt Kemp

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  • OF Pedro Guerrero

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  • OF Jimmy Wynn

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  • SP Sandy Koufax

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  • RP Eric Gagne

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  • Someone else

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    You're the GM: 2014 Time Travel Edition

    Baseball needs to hurry up and start.

    At least college baseball is starting soon.

    Anyway,

    The 2014 roster is, most likely, pretty well set. It's unlikely there'll be anymore big moves before the season starts. But we can still fantasize.

    Who, from the LA Dodgers' history, would you like to add to the team for 2014? Note, I'm, for completely arbitrary reasons, limiting this to he Los Angeles Dodgers. That means, no Jackie Robinson. What players' season would you add to this team to help us win the NL West and have a chance at the World Series.


    Here's some options
    C Mike Piazza 1997 .362/.431/.638 9.1 WAR
    1B Eddie Murray 1990 .330/.414/.520 5.9 WAR
    2B Davey Lopes 1975 .278/.355/.421 5.1 WAR
    3B Adrian Beltre 2004 .334/.388/.629 9.7 WAR
    SS Billy Grabarkewitcz 1970 .289/.399/.454 6.1 WAR
    OF Matt Kemp 2011 .324/.399/.586 8.4 WAR
    OF Pedro Guerrero 1985 .320/.422/.577 7.8 WAR
    OF Jimmy Wynn 1974 .271/.387/.497 7.4 WAR

    SP Sandy Koufax 1965 26-8 10.2 K/9, 1.9 BB/9, 2.04 ERA, 1.93 FIP, 336 innings, 10.7 WAR
    RP Eric Gagne 2003 55 saves, 15 K/9, 2.2 BB/9, 1.20 ERA, 0.86 FIP, 82 innings, 4.4 WAR


    Do you take Beltre's monster 2004 season over what you expect Uribe to give us this year?
    Or do you want Davey Lopes at 2B instead of the unknown quantity that Guerrero is?
    Add Sandy Koufax to the rotation? Gagne to the pen?
    Someone else?

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    Adrian Beltre it's not even close, as great as Piazza was in 1997 Ellis is fine, and I trust him much more going into next year than Uribe, if were going to add 9 war let it be at 3rd, there is no loss to defense, and the infield defense probably needs the most help.

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    Sandy koufax on this roster...

    Koufax
    Kershaw
    Greinke
    Ryu
    Haren

    Here's a question, who would be our #1 pitcher? Kershaw or koufax?? Tough but I'd say sandy koufax.

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    Beltre.


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    The way I figure it, if Ellis, Uribe and Guerrero all produce 2.5 war, the largest net gain would be replacing Uribe with Beltre.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ciaban View Post
    The way I figure it, if Ellis, Uribe and Guerrero all produce 2.5 war, the largest net gain would be replacing Uribe with Beltre.
    How about replacing the 5th starter with Koufax?
    Not to mention having him in the playoffs?

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    Beltre, Piazza, Koufax are the only options. Probably go with Beltre, don't trust Uribe much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by filihok View Post
    How about replacing the 5th starter with Koufax?
    Not to mention having him in the playoffs?
    If were going to get into that, there have been a lot of great seasons in by pitchers in the history of the LA Dodgers, I think the infield needs far more help that the rotation though, which is why I'm picking it.

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    If just for the season, I'd take beltre, if for career I'd take koufax or piazza

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    Production wise we need more coming from the catcher position so I would have to say Piazza.

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    If you pick Koufax, you have to take in to fact that his 10 WAR season was largely do to the time he pitched in. Ie, he wouldn't be throwing 300+ innings.

    Hell, going by ERA+, Kershaw's 2013 was better than Koufax's 1966 season. Considering park effects and all.


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