The Los Angeles Dodgers and manager Joe Torre have done their best impression of Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots by withholding the order of the starting rotation until late Wednesday afternoon and not releasing their LCS roster until the 11th hour on Wednesday evening.
The release of the starting rotation surprised some, with LDS Game One starter Randy Wolf falling all the way to fourth in the pecking order and youngster Clayton Kershaw taking on the opening game duties.
Hiroki Kuroda, who missed the LDS with a herniated disc in his neck, and Vicente Padilla, who dazzled in the series-clinching Game Three win in St. Louis, also jumped Wolf.
When the roster finally came out, there was just one thing that sticks out.
Jon Garland went 3-2 with a 2.76 ERA for the Dodgers after ...
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