Dodgers Acquire Corey Knebel

LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 16: Corey Knebel #46 of the Milwaukee Brewers delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the National League Championship Series at Dodger Stadium on October 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

In a surprising move coming out of Milwaukee Brewers camp, Corey Knebel was non-tendered by the club this afternoon, and just a few moments ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers made a trade for the RHP. The 2017 All-Star who is returning from Tommy John surgery back in 2019, made 15 appearances for the Brew-Crew in 2020, pitching to a 6.08 ERA in 13.1 innings pitched. If Knebel can return to his dominant 2017-2018 form, in which he had a combined 2.68 ERA in 131.1 IP between the two seasons, he will be a huge addition to the Dodgers already dominant bullpen. The Dodgers made a similar buy-low acquisition for a once highly dominant RHP last offseason in Blake Treinen, who pitched valuable innings for the Dodgers in route to their first title since 1988.

Published by riskomatt

I am a 23 year old college baseball player at Cumberland University. In the past I have worked for Baseball Info Solutions, I have coached at varying levels, ranging from youth, to collegiate. I am a sports management major in college, entering my senior year, with a minor in journalism. I love to write and I love baseball, so a blog seemed once again a great place to start. Former owner of Its Always Baseball Season sports blog.

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