In the gloomy winter months not long after the smoke settled on the 2018 World Series, management, players and fans of the Dodgers began to re-focus their collective mental energy on yet another upcoming campaign with hopes of capturing a long-elusive championship.
For the past handful of seasons, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been one of the best-run franchises in all of baseball.
‘Tis the season for family gatherings, Winter Meetings, and wondering what the front office of the Dodgers will do during the offseason.
Earlier this week, news came out that the Dodgers‘ front office was looking to keep the team under the luxury tax for the next four years.
Yesterday, Ian shed some light on the announcement that the Dodgers decided to exercise their 2019 team option on skipper Dave Roberts. This came after many folks familiar with the situation anticipated that a four-year extension was imminent. Admittedly, boss Andrew Friedman has been bogged down with human resources duties, but many are still left wondering if Roberts’ future is secure in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have made two consecutive World Series appearances, and one of the guys responsible for that success is coming back.
According to multiple reports on Tuesday evening, Farhan Zaidi will be leaving his general manager post in Los Angeles to accept the role of president of baseball operations for the San Francisco Giants.
While many followers of the Dodgers knew the 2018-19 offseason would bring many changes in player personnel, they didn’t anticipate a huge exodus in the coaching staff and management departments.
The mark of a great organization is when their valued members are recognized by other franchises and given a chance at a greater role.
With most of the dust now having settled on the 2017 World Series, some fans of the Dodgers have decided to take a brief hiatus from their beloved club to regroup, while others continue to scour the web in search of all the up-to-date news and developments. Yet for the Los Angeles front office crew, the work never stops, as the offseason is a time when many missing links are filled in terms of the player roster and even the coaching staff.