Community Projections

Matt Kemp, shouldering the load

132

Kemp began last season with the highest of hopes, but after a year dashed by numerous injuries the All-Star center fielder hopes simply for a return to health in 2013.

Hyun-jin Ryu, the start of something

44

Hyun-jin Ryu went about his business this spring and will start tonight in preparation for his major league regular season debut next Tuesday night.

Hanley Ramirez, the best player on the field?

84

Manager Don Mattingly has high expectations of his shortstop, who will miss several weeks with a thumb injury.

Chad Billingsley, nailing the comeback

158

Billingsley heads into 2013 with a healthy arm, but a minor finger problem may slightly delay the opening to his season.

Carl Crawford, still a question mark in LF

172

Crawford has 5 years and $102.5M left on his contract as he joins a very well-compensated Dodger outfield

Tony Gwynn, on the outside looking in

6

After most of the past two years as the club's fourth outfielder, Gwynn has a tough road ahead of him to get back to the majors with the Dodgers.

Stephen Fife, on the radar

75

Stephen Fife is currently ninth on the Dodgers' starting pitching depth chart, but don't count him out for another big league stint in 2013.

Nick Punto, the shredder

93

With Hanley Ramirez's injury, Nick Punto may see more playing time than some would have predicted.

Josh Beckett, odd man in

136

"We've done a good job of putting some depth pieces together, but now it just comes down to working hard during spring training and the starters going out and doing their jobs," said Beckett on the...

Dee Gordon, working his way back to Los Angeles

52

While the Dodgers say Dee Gordon is part of their future, his 2013 address appears to be Albuquerque unless Hanley Ramirez's thumb becomes a problem

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