Apparently the three-year deal for the middle reliever is the new black. First Joaquin Benoit, then Scott Downs, and now Matt Guerrier. The Dodgers are happy to let the gangrenous wound in left field fester, but thank goodness the seventh inning is locked down.
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Keith Law joined ESPN.com in June 2006 as the lead baseball analyst for Scouts Inc., covering the majors, minors and amateurs. He appears regularly across the ESPN family of networks, providing analysis on all baseball topics.
Before joining ESPN, Law spent 4½ years with the Toronto Blue Jays as a special assistant to the general manager, and was previously a writer for Baseball Prospectus. He graduated from Harvard College and holds an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon.