It seems unlikely, but not impossible
Hamstring injury could keep him out for a month
Pederson’s slugging percentage is ranked 7th in the MLB
It was just a week ago that fans on social media were calling for Chris Taylor to be sent to the minors. Or, even worst, designated for assignment.
On January 11, the Dodgers acquired catcher Russell Martin from the Toronto Blue Jays. After eight years, the 36-year-old would return to his former team, the team that drafted him nearly 17 years ago.
It’s not every day that you have a chance to sign one of the best closers in the history of the game. Sure, he likely won’t be a closer with LA, but the Dodgers absolutely need to do whatever it takes to try and sign Craig Kimbrel to a contract.
Manager Dave Roberts has a very tough decision on his hands. Coming into the spring, there was no question as to who would be taking the mound for the Dodgers on March 28. The same guy who has taken the hill on Opening Day every year since 2010, Clayton Kershaw.
Spring Training has a week in the books, and a lot has happened so far. Some good, and some bad.
Could still be highly unlikely, but the Dodgers and Bryce Harper rumors have heated back up. Here is a look at what it would cost the Dodgers in short term and long term with regards to the roster and payroll.
Pitchers and catchers reporting marks the beginning of another season
The Dodgers lost a draft pick for signing A. J. Pollock, but gained one for losing Yasmani Grandal. But what kinds of future players do those picks represent?
The Dodgers are rumored to be interested in A.J. Pollock and have been discussing the possibility of trading Job Pederson. Does it really make sense to essentially switch out Pollock for Pederson?
Talking about the Dodgers and the luxury tax is getting old. But here we are in January and the Dodgers are worse off than last year so far, with spring training a month away.