Dodgers Roster: Outlining the Biggest Holes Heading into 2018

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Despite the Dodgers making just a few run-of-the-mill roster transactions so far this offseason, the front office has been relatively quiet, although rumors continue to swirl identifying slugger Giancarlo Stanton and Japanese superstar Shohei Otani as potential targets. But while adding Stanton and/or Otani isn’t exactly out of the realm of impossibility, it’s very much unlikely, as the Los Angeles management crew may be inclined to take a more economical route at filling out the roster.

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Greg Holland Makes Potential Deal More Difficult for Dodgers

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Just one day after talks surrounding the possible acquisition of second baseman Brian Dozier from the Twins have reached an official impasse, right-handed reliever Greg Holland may have also made a prospective deal more difficult for the Dodgers after revealing that he’s seeking a two-year deal with an opt-out clause after the first season.

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Who is Dodgers’ Best 8th-Inning Relief Option?

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As far as roster improvement goes for the Dodgers this winter, much of the emphasis has been put on rumors surrounding Brian Dozier and the options at second base, however, according to recent rumblings, Los Angeles may be looking for some outside help for the bullpen to bridge the gap to All-Star closer Kenley Jansen.

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Dodgers Bullpen: Is Greg Holland a Viable Relief Option?

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Even if the front office crew of the Dodgers makes a strong play in signing closer Kenley Jansen to an enormous contract over the coming months, free agent reliever Greg Holland could make another fine addition to the Los Angeles bullpen, providing the existing relief corps with some much needed experience and potentially assuming the role of a dependable setup man.

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