What are the Dodgers doing, you ask?
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If you’re a Dodger fan, you’re probably anywhere from disappointed to on the edge of a cliff over the current offseason.
The Dodgers have been one of the most inactive franchises in the major leagues this winter, with a reported $13-million one-year deal for right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard stacking up as the top acquisition. In addition, Clayton Kershaw is back for what is a bargain at 2022-23 rates at $20 million. Justin Turner isn’t back yet, but I’ll still be stunned if that doesn’t happen.
In the meantime, players including Trea Turner, Tyler Anderson, Cody Bellinger, Andrew Heaney, Edwin Rios, Hanser Alberto and Tommy Kahnle are all gone. So where does that leave Los Angeles?
Most important to remember is that the 2023 season doesn’t start for 3 1/2 months, and the Dodgers have a history of making big deals later in the offseason. So while most of the big names might be off the free-agent market, the Dodgers still have talent to trade, particularly from the minors.
But let’s check out where things stand.