With the Winter Meetings on the horizon, the rumors surrounding the Dodgers are flying. However, with someone as plugged in and reputable as Ken Rosenthal, these are not rumors — they are substantiated facts.
In a recent segment on MLB Network, Rosenthal extensively discussed what direction he sees the Dodgers going in this off-season and it appears he has a favorable view of the prospective outcome:
The Dodgers appear to be in the best position financially that they have ever been in under the Andrew Friedman regime.
“The Dodgers, under Andrew Friedman, have never been in this flexible of a payroll position. They are well under the luxury tax threshold and they have been under the last years. They have their penalty reset to the minimum, so in essence, they can do anything they want.”
The Dodgers can truly go in a variety of directions.
“Gerrit Cole, Stephen Strasburg, Anthony Rendon…in the free agent market or one of the big trade pieces, whether it’s Betts or Bryant or Lindor if a trade can be made for any of those players. Whether they will do anything or not remains to be seen….