As the dust settles from what felt like a month-long saga that ends with the Dodgers trading for Mookie Betts and David Price, we can maybe, finally, take stock of what has happened in the world of Dodger baseball.
I‘m a broke record. A broke record. You got my heart -heart skip skip skipping a beat, when the needle‘s through, I hit hit repeat – Eric Church
This off-season has indeed seemed like a broken record, a recycling of rumors new and old regarding the Dodgers, and if and whom they might make a trade for.
I’ll get over you, I know I will. You left a hole in my heart. But I won’t shed a tear for you, ‘cuz I’m the King of Wishful Thinking – Go West
For today’s column, I am hearkening back to the first year of writing for Think Blue Planning Committee, when I would relate the days column to a song lyric. King of Wishful Thinking has been rattling around in my head, so let’s go with it.
It’s a brand new year and a brand new decade, but the same old rumors keep swirling around the Dodgers. Water, wet. Sky, blue. Grass, green. Dodgers rumored to be in on big names.
As he continues his dominance in the 2019 postseason, Geritt Cole has fans everywhere wondering if the Dodgers front office might consider going against their set-imposed rule of not giving out a long term, high-priced salary.
This season is the first season where there was only one deadline for trading opportunities, just July 31st with no August waiver deadline.
Only a week left until the trade deadline, a week left for the Dodgers‘ Front Office to pull of a trade that will get them the World Series ring Los Angeles so desires.
As 2019 has seen the abandonment of waiver trades through the end of August, many teams around the MLB will be provided with limited opportunities to deal ahead of the July 31 deadline.
The Dodgers made a roster move on Wednesday, making a trade with the Tampa Bay Rays for pitcher Casey Sadler. The Rays acquired pitching prospect Nathan Witt in return.