Coming off their first World Series title in more than three decades, the Los Angeles Dodgers face a multitude of roster questions this offseason. The club saw seven players in Pedro Baez, Kiké Hernández, Jake McGee, Joc Pederson, Blake Treinen, Justin Turner and Alex Wood reach free agency the morning after the World Series concluded.
The Los Angeles Dodgers led all teams with 118 home runs while posting the best record in the Majors and they carried that power display into the postseason en route to defeating the Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series.
Coming off a deflating elimination at the hands of the Washington Nationals in the 2019 National League Division Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers set their sights on adding an elite-caliber player to their roster.
Looking to repeat as champions, the Los Angeles Dodgers will be returning most of their core nucleus of players in 2021. Despite that, there are some roles within the team that have still yet to be determined, with the primary one being the closer position.
The Los Angeles Dodgers not only tendered Six players and re-signed Scott Alexander to a one-year contract ahead of Wednesday’s deadline, but also swung a trade to acquire Corey Knebel from the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers officially re-signed Scott Alexander to a one-year contract ahead of Wednesday’s non-tender deadline. The deal is reportedly worth $1 million, with all of it being fully guaranteed.
After struggling through a debut season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Joe Kelly was confident he would be much improved in 2020. Kelly had recovered from knee, quad and arm trouble, and expected to be called upon in high-leverage situations.
The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Corey Knebel from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The right-hander was speculated as a potential non-tender candidate, but will be eligible for salary arbitration with the Dodgers now.
Los Angeles Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman was named Executive of the Year by Baseball America. To no surprise, the publication additionally selected the Dodgers as their Organization of the Year.
Fact: no one has repeated as World Series champions since the New York Yankees in 2000. Another fun fact: Nolan Arenado is really good at baseball. But if you’re the Los Angeles Dodgers, your aspirations of repeating don’t go up in smoke without the star third baseman’s arrival.