30/30: Dodgers turn to new ace, closer

Changes on hill put pressure on youngsters

Originally Published: March 17, 2009
By ESPN Stats & Information | Special to Insider

As Opening Day approaches, the Los Angeles Dodgers have a lot to be excited about. Manny Ramirez and Rafael Furcal are back. Orlando Hudson will patrol second. Russell Martin, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier and James Loney are all a year older. Last year's pitching staff had the best ERA in the National League.