Among the many speculative conversations among Dodgers fans so far this offseason has been the potential shifting around of several infielders heading into next year. Some feel the team should make a strong push for Anthony Rendon, pointing out Justin Turner‘s declining defensive ability at third base. Others believe that Max Muncy will settle in at first base, as Gavin Lux has cemented the starting spot at the keystone. There are even some folks who believe that a transition to the hot corner is in the cards for Corey Seager.
The Dodgers on Monday evening announced their first two selections in the 2019 MLB draft, picking Tulane University third baseman Kody Hoese with their first pick (25th overall) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill second baseman Michael Busch with their second selection of the first round (31st overall).