MLB 2020-2021 OFF-SEASON NEWS AND RUMORS

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  1. Dodgers99

    Dodgers99 DSP Legend

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    I know many were throwing during the break, but is it reasonable to expect them to go from 50+ innings to 150+? If not, then I think it's necessary to keep all 7.
     
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    Her Dad is actually a family friend..... I just learned that a few months ago... kinda can’t stand her lol
     
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    Can someone explain something to me? If Price gets $32M in each of the next two seasons, but the Red Sox pay half of it, that means the Dodgers or another team if he's traded has to pay $16M. Is that really considered high for a starter of Price's ability? I don't understand why the Dodgers would have to eat some of the contract to deal him - unless we're getting a real team-friendly contract in return.
     
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    Wayne Knight?
     
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    Oh man, Mets sign Villar. @rube in shambles.
     
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    JT to the Mets also?
    Think I'll projectile vomit...
     
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    Meanwhile, the Turner is clearly not a high priority for the Dodgers
     
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  10. ColoradoKidWitGame

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    The Mets are said to be interested in Justin Turner, but they are not close on years or salary. Seems like the dude really may be holding out for a big pay day.
     
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    my guess is la is his top choice by far, and he’ll only consider looking elsewhere if/when the dodgers are no longer an option
     
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    So I know nobody knows for sure, but what are people thinking - that the Dodgers have yet to make an offer to JT, or that they've offered 1-2 years and JT is holding out for 4?
     
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    my guess would be the latter
     
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    Ruthless FO. I remember the whole situation in Boston with Veritek when they basically said, "Thanks for the memories but GFY!"

    Sad, but biz is biz.
     
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    • Left-handed reliever Jake McGee is leaving the Los Angeles Dodgers to join the rival San Francisco Giants, agreeing to a two-year, $7 million contract, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan. McGee, who went 3-1 with a 2.66 ERA in 24 appearances for the Dodgers in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, could get ample opportunities to close with the Giants.
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    Thought this was the worst of last year's offseason signings.

    I was wrong.
     
  17. lastatman

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    Well, his basic stats were pretty good last year, but over the entire playoff run he pitched just 2.2 innings, so clearly he didn't instill a whole lot of confidence.
     
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    Everyone seems to think it is still going to be us that signs him as it does not appear that anyone is willing to give him the 4 years that he is asking for.
     
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    I love what the guy has given us, but in the last four years he's missed 32, 59, 27, and last year, 18 out of 60 games. That's 136 of a possible 546 games, or 25% of the 4-year span completely missed, and then in many other games he sat except for a PH appearance. Now granted, he still produced, and at least some of this is due to Davey's philosophy of giving guys days off, but if he only played in 75% of his games in his age 32-35 years, what would be reasonable to expect during his age 36-39 years? Yeah, I would be really surprised if he gets a four-year deal.

    That said, you can't fault the man for asking.
     
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    • The Dodgers have supposedly shown interest in Marlins COF/1B Garrett Cooper in trade talks... which then the Padres immediately called on as well. Cooper would be an interesting RH bat that had a solid 2020 (as well as career thus far) between the Marlins and Yankees. He was awful in a small sample size in 2018 after a decent 2017 debut where he had a similar number of plate appearances and decent in 2019 over 400+ PA's before breaking out in the shortened 2020 season, but once again it was a SSS. He strikes out a good bit, but has improved on that yearly and through his career has not shown a dominant hand split overall, though each season he has tended to struggle more so against one side than another. He showed up in a big way against the Cubs in their 2 game sweep in the playoffs, before getting wiped out by the Braves. Cooper was used solely as a DH and 1B in 2020, so the Dodgers could be considering him as a backup option in the event they do not get Turner to sign, then they will put Muncy on the other side of the diamond. Cooper has a decent UZR rating at 1B, so this would be an interesting cheap option.
    • Speaking of Cooper, the Dodgers are rumored to be working behind the scenes at potentially making a couple deals to lessen payroll and maybe add some depth to the farm system.
     
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