The Dodgers pitching staff will likely be getting a better look at two of their options next week. Manager Dave Roberts announced after Thursday’s game that David Price and Julio Urias would both be making their Cactus League debuts on Monday.
#Dodgers MGR Dave Roberts said LHPs David Price and Julio Urias will make spring debuts on Monday.
— Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) February 27, 2020
As is stands, the Dodgers’ starting staff could potentially consist of ten different players at any given time this year. Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler, David Price, and Julio Urias are they four that Roberts has publicly acknowledged as bring in the starting staff. Alex Wood took it upon himself earlier this week to say that he would not have come back to the team without being ensured a spot in the rotation.
The Dodgers are loaded with talent, to the point where two top pitchers might even start the season at Triple-A. Dustin May and Tony Gonsolin are both projected long-term as starters, but there doesn’t seem to be room at the moment.
David Price was acquired as part of the Mookie Betts trade, and instantly become the Dodgers’ number three man. Price is coming…