Dodgers enter spring with revamped lineup, bullpen

Despite winning 94 games, LA looks much different as camp begins

Dodgers enter spring with revamped lineup, bullpen

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training this week. In anticipation, Dodgers.com presents a series of articles previewing the 2015 season.

In this installment, we project the lineup, rotation and bullpen for the club, with capsules below.

Despite winning 94 games last season, new management turned over roughly half of the roster with an accompanying turnover in the batting order, including newcomers Jimmy Rollins, Howie Kendrick, Yasmani Grandal, and rookie Joc Pederson with a chance to join them.

New to the starting rotation are Brandon McCarthy and Brett Anderson, while the bullpen has been dramatically restocked with the acquisitions of Chris Hatcher, Joel Peralta and Juan Nicasio, among others.

2014 record
94-68, first in the NL West

Projected batting order
1. SS Jimmy Rollins:
.243 BA, .323 OBP, .394 SLG, 17 HR, 55 RBI in 2014
2. LF Carl Crawford :
.300 BA, .339 OBP, .429 SLG, 8 HR, 46 RBI in 2014
3. RF Yasiel Puig :
.296 BA, .382 OBP, .480 SLG, 16 HR, 69 RBI in 2014
4. 1B Adrian Gonzalez :
.276 BA, .335 OBP, .482 SLG, 27 HR, 116 RBI in 2014
5. 2B Howie Kendrick:
.293 BA, .347 OBP, .397 SLG, 7 HR, 75 RBI in 2014
6. C Yasmani Grandal:
.225 BA, .327 OBP, .401 SLG, 15 HR, 49 RBI in 2014
7. 3B Juan Uribe :
.311 BA, .337 OBP, .440 SLG, 9 HR, 54 RBI in 2014
8. CF Joc Pederson:
.143 BA, .351 OBP, .143 SLG, 0 HR, 0 RBI in 2014

Projected rotation
1. Clayton Kershaw , 21-3, 1.77 ERA in 2014
2. Zack Greinke , 17-8, 2.71 ERA in 2014
3. Hyun-Jin Ryu , 14-7, 3.38 ERA in 2014
4. Brandon McCarthy, 10-15, 4.05 ERA in 2014
5. Brett Anderson, 1-3, 2.91 ERA in 2014

Projected bullpen
Closer: Kenley Jansen , 44/49 saves, 2.76 ERA in 2014
RH setup man: Chris Hatcher, 3.38 ERA in 2014
LH setup man: J.P. Howell , 2.39 ERA in 2014

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.