Dodgers Nation: Dodgers Dougout

Dodgers Nation: Dodgers Dougout

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March 5, 2021 20 min
The Los Angeles Dodgers are stockpiled with tons of starting pitching depth heading into the 2021 season. From established veteran former Cy Young winners, to emerging superstars, to rising young players, LA's surplus of arms is unparalleled in all of MLB. With seven legitimate starters to choose from, competition will likely be stiff between the young arms in Dustin May, Julio Urías, and Tony Gonsolin to crack LA's startin...
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The San Diego Padres and superstar shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr.have reportedly agreed to a monster, 14-year, $340 million contract extension. We break down the record-setting deal and how it could impact the 2020 World Series MVP and Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager's impending free agency. Next, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts when discussing San Diego's busy offseason told Bill Plunkett of the Southern California N...
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The Dodgers are back and starting their quest for a repeat. Join us for the #DNpostgame show all season long! Often imitated, never duplicated! This show is for you, Dodgers Nation! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Baseball is officially back! Spring training is underway as Dodgers pitchers and catchers have reported to Camelback Ranch in Arizona, where the team will spend more than a month preparing for the upcoming season. The Dodgers are the odds-on favorite to repeat as World Series Champions, but from finding a new super-utility man, to solidifying their rotation, to the back end of the bullpen, and more. Here are five burning questions ...
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Trevor Bauer, the reigning 2020 National League Cy Young Award winner, is headed to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The free agent announced his move to the boys in blue for a reported 3-year, $102 million deal with the club. The deal has opt-outs after the first and second years, raking in $40 million in 2021 and $45 million in 2022, according to sources. After shocking the baseball world by signing Bauer, the Dodgers will now presumably...
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In an appearance on MLB Network Radio last week, Dodgers Reporter/Host of "Dodger Talk", David Vassegh said the Dodgers 'are definitely in talks with free agent infielder DJ LeMahieu'. We dive into the latest rumors linking LeMahieu to LA and assess how he would fit into the Dodgers lineup. Then, the Dodgers traded for left-handed pitcher Garrett Cleavinger. Plus, why adding DJ LeMahieu to an already potent Dodgers ...
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Happy New Year, Dodgers Nation! Your Dodgers triumphed in 2020, winning their first World Series title in 32 years, but it's time to turn the page and look ahead to the upcoming 2021 season! From Mookie Betts having success against lefties again, to Corey Seager inking an extension, to Walker Buehler getting off to a fast start, we ring in the new year with resolutions for most of LA's returning roster for the upcoming 2021...
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After a cold start to the winter, the MLB hot stove heated up in a big way thanks to a blockbuster trade between the Tampa Bay Rays and the San Diego Padres. Over the weekend, the Rays agreed to send 2018 Cy Young award winner Blake Snell to the Padres in exchange for four prospects headlined by right-handed power pitching prospect Luis Patiño. We discuss whether Blake Snell is the game-changer that will put the Padres over the top...
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With Justin Turner's future with the Dodgers still uncertain, we explore the internal alternatives that could man the hot corner for L.A. next season. First, we assess the offensive and defensive production from last season at third base, between Justin Turner, Edwin Ríos, and Max Muncy. Then, we take a look at the Dodgers best available internal options to plug in at third, in the event that the club's stalwart at third ba...
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After winning their first World Series title in 32 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers season is now complete! Now it’s time to start handing out grades for the 2020 season and for the fifth part of this series, we take a look at the Dodgers starting pitchers. We hand out grades and assess the 2020 campaigns for Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler, Julio Urías, Dustin May, Tony Gonsolin, and more! Plus, a look at the future for each Dodger ...
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With five different pitchers recording saves for the Dodgers during their 2020 postseason run, one of the big questions entering next season is: who will anchor the back end of LA's bullpen? Kenley Jansen has held on to the title as Dodgers closer for nearly a decade, but after another shaky postseason that saw Dave Roberts opt for Blake Treinen and Julio Urías for key saves down the stretch, it appears that Jansen’s role as ev...
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With one year left on his contract before entering free agency, the Dodgers have a big decision to make regarding Corey Seager: do they offer the elite shortstop a lucrative contract extension? Coming off a monster 2020 campaign, where he finished top 10 in MVP voting, won both the NLCS and World Series MVPs, the all-star shortstop could be the next Dodger in line to get locked up long term. We assess Seager’s value and if the Dodg...
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After winning their first World Series title in 32 years, the Los Angeles Dodgers season is now complete! Now it’s time to start handing out grades for the 2020 season and for the second part of this series, we take a look at the Dodgers infielders. We hand out grades and assess the 2020 campaigns for Corey Seager, Justin Turner, Max Muncy, Kiké Hernández, Chris Taylor, Edwin Rios, Gavin Lux, and more! Plus, a look at the future fo...
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In his fifth year at the helm, manager Dave Roberts led the Los Angeles Dodgers to their first World Series Championship in 32 years. As their manager, Dave Roberts has led the Dodgers to five straight National League West titles, three National League pennants and now a World Series title. He has made his share of head-scratching moves during his tenure as LA’s skipper, but the 2020 postseason saw Dave Roberts at his best when it ...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers made their first big offseason splash trading for former NL All-Star reliever Corey Knebel just before the non-tender deadline. We break down the deal and discuss whether LA can get Knebel back to that All-Star form after Tommy John surgery. Plus, while most of the key contributors from the Los Angeles Dodgers 2020 World Series winning team remain intact heading into the 2021 season, seven players entered fr...
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With several holes to fill in the Dodgers bullpen, we take a look at the impact relievers the Dodgers should consider signing from the free agent class of 2020-21. We break down the best relievers available this offseason including left-hander Brad Hand, right-hander Liam Hendriks, and the workhorse from last year’s Dodgers bullpen, Blake Treinen. Plus, Dodgers fans share their thoughts on who they want to see as the closer for nex...
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Maybe Nolan Arenado won't be a Los Angeles Dodger by Christmas after all? In his Sunday notes column for ESPN.com, senior writer Buster Olney weighed in on the Nolan Arenado-to-Los Angeles trade rumors and said there were 'monumental impediments' in a potential blockbuster trade for the all-star third baseman. We discuss Buster Olney's comments on the Nolan Arenado trade rumors, and the likelihood of a deal getting ...
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After winning their first World Series title in 32-years, the Los Angeles Dodgers season is now complete! Now it’s time to start handing out grades for the 2020 season and assessing the best from the team, and who should stay after class for extra work. Note: these grades include the regular season and postseason. First up, the Dodgers had one of the best bullpens in baseball this season. From the charisma and flamethrowing heat of...
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Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman won the 2020 MLB Executive of the year award as voted on by his peers. We discuss Andrew Friedman's tenure as Dodgers head man in charge and give you three reasons why he's one of the very best executives in all of baseball. Plus, we rank Andrew Friedman's best trade steals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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The Dodgers have been linked to several big-name players this offseason including Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor, Colorado Rockies third basemen Nolan Arenado, and Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant. Should the Dodgers jump on a chance to land another impact player this offseason? We take a look at some potential blockbuster trades and assess the likelihood of the reigning World Series champions making a move. Plus, is Co...
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