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David Price has spoken with Andrew Friedman about acquiring a certain player

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The veteran pitcher said he’s spoken with Andrew Friedman about acquiring a player at the trade deadline

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David Price knows a thing or two about being traded. Three different times in his career he’s been part of mega-deals, as he’s been traded by the Rays, Tigers and Red Sox.

Now, as he has his fifth home of his big-league career, Price will be staying put as the trade deadline comes and passes. With a lot of questions looming in regards to what the Dodgers could potentially do at the deadline, Price said that he’s had conversations with Andrew Friedman, specifically about a player he’d like to see end up in Dodger blue.

Unfortunately, we didn’t get an answer as to which player he is talking about.

“I’ve talked to Andrew [Friedman] about one guy specifically. I’m not going to put that out there. I would love to see a couple of guys come here.”

Of course, Price could be talking about hundreds of potential players here, so there’s no way to know for sure who he’s lobbied for. If I were to guess, it would likely be someone he has been teammates with in the past.

Oh, would you look at that, Price was teammates with Max Scherzer back with the Tigers in 2018. Oh, and he was also teammates with Craig Kimbrell with the Red Sox in 2017 and 2018.

Very interesting. Very, very interesting.

Dodgers links

  • Dave Roberts said following Saturday’s game that Cody Bellinger might play today. If he does, it will come at first base to ease his hamstring back.
  • Jim Bowden of The Athletic answers some trade deadline questions, including a potential scenario about the Dodgers acquiring a starting pitcher from the Marlins
  • Speaking of trade rumors, here are the latest courtesy of MLB.com
  • ICYMI: Keith Law from The Athletic ranked his top 50 prospects. Only one Dodgers player cracked the list, coming in at No. 22. And it’s not who you’d think.....
  • Devan Fink of Fangraphs talks about Albert Pujols’ role with the Dodgers and why he’s thrived