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Keeping track of Dodgers free agents

Every Dodgers free agent except for Justin Turner his signed so far this offseason

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While we wait on where Justin Turner will end up — and when we can update our comprehensive post on the matter — all the other Dodgers free agents have found homes this offseason.

Blake Treinen and Jimmy Nelson are back in Los Angeles, the latter on a minor league contract. The other five are spread to four different teams, with three on two-year deals plus a pair of one-year contracts.

Dodgers 2020-21 free agents

Player Pos 2021 age* New team Contract
Player Pos 2021 age* New team Contract
Blake Treinen RHP 33 Dodgers 2 years, $17.5 million + option
Kiké Hernández IF/OF 29 Red Sox 2 years, $14 million
Pedro Báez RHP 33 Astros 2 years, $12.5 million + option
Jake McGee LHP 34 Giants 2 years, $7 million
Joc Pederson OF 29 Cubs 1 year, $7 million + option
Alex Wood LHP 30 Giants 1 year, $3 million
Jimmy Nelson RHP 32 Dodgers Minor league deal; NRI
click on each deal for more information


Dustin Nosler at Dodgers Digest has started his countdown of top 50 Dodgers prospects for 2021. His No. 41-50 includes Josh Sborz and DJ Peters, both of whom are on the 40-man roster, as well as 2020 draft pick Carson Taylor.

Andrew Friedman was a guest on the Trash Talking podcast with hosts Daryl Morey, 76ers head of basketball operations, and Kraft Analytics CEO Jessica Gelman.

Pedro Moura and Dennis Lin at The Athletic debate whether the Dodgers or Padres have the best starting rotation.

Bradford Doolittle at ESPN ranked every MLB rotation, with the Dodgers ranked first (and San Diego fifth).

In the wake of Mets GM Jared Porter getting fired and Angels pitching coach Mickey Callaway getting suspended, MLB has updated its policies on harassment and discrimination. Lindsey Adler at The Athletic details the changes, which include more defined repercussions, an anonymous hotline to report violations, and increased awareness of the policy among teams and players.

Stephanie Apstein at Sports Illustrated, along with research from Dr. Meredith Wills, found that a portion of major league baseballs used in 2020 were smaller and lighter, and traveled farther. This gives important context to the reported decision by MLB earlier this week to slightly deaden the baseballs this year.

New Dodgers reliever Corey Knebel was both surprised and excited at the team signing Trevor Bauer, telling MLB Network Radio on Wednesday, “We’re looking to go back to back, and I love that.”