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.Continue reading “Mets Showing Interest in Justin Turner, Giants Sign Jake McGee”
As the days leading up to the beginning of spring training dwindle, two huge things stay fresh in the minds of Dodgers fans—the recent signing of righty pitcher Trevor Bauer and the prospective return of veteran third baseman Justin Turner.
Well, the Dodgers certainly waited long into the offseason period to make a big splash, as arguably the biggest free agent on the market is headed home to Los Angeles.
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.
Undeniably, the biggest question surrounding the Los Angeles Dodgers a few weeks before spring training is how the team will decide to handle the third base spot, at least to begin the season.
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.
Another week closer to spring training, and we might finally start to have some news about what the season will look like, as far as the National League is concerned.
The baseball family lost another great Friday morning when the great home run king Hank Aaron passed away at 86 years old. He finished his career with 755 total home runs, a record that stood until in 2017. Aaron spent most of his career with the Braves and Brewers. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1982 in his first year of eligibility. Aaron was also an avid Civil Rights Activist. It has been a tough week for baseball fans, as just couple of days ago we also lost the great Don Sutton.
A name that has been in many trade rumors lately has been Reds pitcher Luis Castillo. There were rumblings recently that circulated through social media that he was on his way to the Yankees, but that rumor turned out to be false.