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Sunday Insider: The 3-2 pitch

  • May 4, 2014 - 12:06 AM

Three observations ...

• The Dodgers are in a great spot. They can trade Andre Ethier or Carl Crawford — and eat salary — knowing their outfield depth won’t take much of a hit. And prospect Joc Pederson is not far away.

• It looks like the Pirates could use a spark, and that boost might come from outfield prospect Gregory Polanco.

• The Twins are in a tough spot with the struggling Mike Pelfrey. He needs to pitch his way through his problems, which is hard to do coming out of the bullpen.

... and two predictions

• The Cardinals will catch and pass the Brewers for first place in the NL Central by the end of May.

• The Twins will go 14-15 in May.

La VELLE E. NEAL III

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