The trade deadline has been a game-changer for the Los Angeles Dodgers in recent years. Last year, the team traded for Max Scherzer and Trea Turner. The club also traded for Yu Darvish in 2017, and you can even go back to the start of the decade-long success with the Adrian Gonzalez trade in 2013.
But, will the Dodgers make any trades close to that magnitude this year? Similar to other seasons, the team is nursing injuries to key players such as Mookie Betts, Walker Buehler, Dustin May, and Blake Treinen, to name a few.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers have been struggling at the plate as of late, and they’ve lost their leadoff hitter and right fielder to boot.
On Sunday, Mookie Betts was placed on the IL, dealing with bruised ribs. Betts sustained the injury on a miscommunication on a fly ball with Cody Bellinger, who ended up running into him and causing the discomfort.
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Aside from the World Championship season in 2020, one of the most talked about baseball topics over the last decade has been the Dodgers not playing to their potential. Sure, this can be said for the majority of MLB teams that at least make an effort to spend money, but when you look at the Dodgers on paper, the roster just oozes with talent.
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As I was writing the article I had previously started, there was some breaking news happening. At first I believed it was an April Fools joke, but it is not.
Mark Feinsand has reported that the Dodgers have traded outfielder AJ Pollock to the White Sox for reliever Craig Kimbrel. The Dodgers will also play part of Pollock’s deal in the contract.
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All the East Coast Dodger fans who went to bed early on Wednesday night hoping they would awake to a new Los Angeles first baseman got their wish.
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As the free agent signings and trades continue to occur during this abbreviated hot stove season, all eyes remain on Freddie Freeman as he decides which club he will commit to for the next half-plus decade.
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In the first full day back in action, teams around baseball began spinning their respective wheels in terms of major league roster additions. News was coming in left and right as the day progressed, but some big news struck for fans of the Dodgers a little before 6 p.m. Eastern time when reports surfaced that 33-year-old Clayton Kershaw was returning to the team on a one-year deal, pending a physical.
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Baseball is finally back. After all hope looked lost, the owners and MLBPA finally agreed to a new CBA for the next five years.
Opening Day is set for April 7. However, the Dodgers will begin their season on April 8 on the road against the Colorado Rockies. The Dodgers home opener will be on April 14 against the Cincinnati Reds.
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With one day remaining before the league’s self-imposed February 28 deadline, talks are reportedly progressing between owners and players towards a new collective bargaining agreement.
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This weekend will ultimately decide how the 2022 MLB season will exactly play out, and the odds are not looking good.
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