Dodgers news & notes
Los Angeles Dodgers news and notes, plus starting lineups, pregame and postgame happenings, including interviews with players, coaches, and managers.
Kolten Wong struggled badly for four months with the Mariners before getting released. The veteran second baseman signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers, found his swing, and did well in limited duty in September. He even made the postseason roster for LA.
Starting pitchers have signed the biggest deals so far in free agency, but now that we’re past Thanksgiving and with MLB winter meetings coming within a week, more moves could come sooner than later.
It’s rare that the Dodgers have had two position players as good as Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman at the same time. Both will finish in the top three in NL MVP voting. Here’s a look at their seasons plus context in franchise history.
Dustin May looked very promising to begin the 2023 season, looking like he was fully back after Tommy John surgery. But after only nine starts his season was over, and another elbow surgery will keep the Dodgers right-hander out until midseason 2024 at the earliest.