In the Dodgers’ search for a superstar this offseason, one name has seemed to be on the periphery. That name is Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado. Arenado has long been a superstar in the league, marked by his Gold Glove defense, power bat, and consistency. He ranks amongst the creme de la creme of the hot corner.
While Nolan Arenado, a native of Southern California who attended El Toro High School in Lake Forest, would seem to be a perfect fit for the Dodgers after missing out on new Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon in free agency. However, the Rockies would logically be opposed to dealing their franchise player within the division unless they were to receive some kind of godfather offer from the Dodgers which is not too likely considering the operating style of Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman.
In a recent column by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the likelihood of a trade that would send the All-Star third baseman to Los Angeles is explored:
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 19, 2019
Although a trade appears to be likelier…