Relief pitcher Brandon League is entering free agency for the first time this winter but the Los Angeles Dodgers are going to do their best to make sure he doesn’t reach it. The team traded for the former Seattle Mariners closer before the trade deadline and by the end of the season worked his way back up to closing, this time for a playoff contender. Over his last 21 appearances, League had a 0.40 ERA with six saves, so I can’t say I blame them for trying.
The Dodgers are optimistic about their chances of re-signing free-agent reliever Brandon League, General Manager Ned Colletti said Friday.
“He has interest in coming back and we have interest in keeping him,” Colletti said.
The Dodgers are talking to League’s representatives about a three-year contract, according to people familiar with the negotiations. (LA Times)
My question is how much will a contract cost the Dodgers? League made $5 million last season in his final arbitration year. After going 2-1 with six saves a 2.30...