Can Jonathan Broxton close it out?

Updated: February 3, 2011, 4:27 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

How long will Jonathan Broxton last as the Los Angeles Dodgers closer?

At least a month, based on what we have been told all winter. That's the amount of rope club officials are tentatively extending to the right-hander. Still, that could change if he struggles in spring training. Although closers are rarely judged much by what they do in spring training (they rarely make more than a handful of one-inning appearances, usually not in the ninth inning), the spotlight will shine unusually ...

Read full story


You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?


  • Dodgers Fold, Lose Series
    Mike Bolsinger allowed four runs before exiting in the fifth, and the Dodgers had zero run support on the day.