A Look at the National League West and 2021 MLB Trade Deadline

The 2021 MLB trade deadline week is upon us, and it will most likely go a long way in deciding which of three teams will win the NL West.

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Dodgers Reportedly Among Several Teams Scouting Cole Hamels

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The misfortunes of the Los Angeles Dodgers seem to be worsening as the 2021 All-Star break draws near. Despite remaining in divisional contention with one of the best records in the National League, the Dodgers fell to the Diamondbacks at home on Friday night, as Arizona collected just its second win over its last 30 contests on the road.

One of the secondary storylines of the evening revolved around former World Series MVP Cole Hamels and the Dodgers’ need for pitching. According to reports, the 37-year-old lefty will be holding a showcase for teams in Texas next week.

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Dodgers News and Notes Before Start of Regular Season

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Some things are finally beginning to become more clear as the Dodgers get set to play their last two Spring Training game at Dodger Stadium against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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Mets Showing Interest in Justin Turner, Giants Sign Jake McGee

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A new Justin Turner rumor today may reunite him with his former team. No, not the Los Angeles Dodgers, although they’re still very much in contention. The latest rumblings have the New York Mets showing interest in the veteran infielder.

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Questions Remain for Dodgers After Reported Signing of Trevor Bauer

The Super Bowl is over, so you know what that means. It’s Time for Dodger Baseball!

Pitchers and catchers are still slated to report to spring training on February 18th, just 10 short days from today. Talks are reportedly still ongoing, but as of now, the season will start on time and not have any Covid related delays. Things, of course, could change at any time.

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Which Remaining Free Agents Could Dodgers Theoretically Sign?

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We are now only a couple of weeks from the planned commencement of 2021 Spring Training. After the Players Association rejected the league’s proposal for a 154-game season yesterday, MLB announced that it is planning to start Spring Training and the MLB season on time. If everything goes according to plan, Spring Training would start on February 17 and the season on April 1.

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Dodgers News and Notes: Updates on DH, Justin Turner and Nelson Cruz

Welcome to February, Los Angeles Dodgers fans. Baseball returns this month! We think.

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Joc Pederson Signs with Cubs, More Offseason Rumors

Joctober will longer be, at least not in a Dodger uniform, as Joc Pederson’s six-year tenure with the Los Angeles Dodgers officially ended Friday morning.

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Dodgers Set Up for Immediate Season and Beyond

We are now T-minus three weeks from pitchers and catchers reporting to Dodgers Spring Training (we hope). February 17th is the date that’s penciled in for the day that baseball fans look forward to almost immediately after the last out of the World Series is recorded.

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No Players Inducted into Hall of Fame, Latest on Justin Turner and Marcus Semien

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The announcement for the National Baseball Hall of Fame inductions took place on Tuesday afternoon. For the first time since 2013, no players received 75% of the votes required to be inducted. Curt Schilling was the closest missing out by 16 votes. Behind Schilling, were Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens.

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