As you have probably seen over the past few weeks, yes, the Dodgers are in talks with the Boston Red Sox regarding both former MVP outfielder Mookie Betts and starting pitcher David Price.
On a recent MLB Network segment, the crew of MLBN discussed a potential trade package that would put both players in Los Angeles. While this suggestion from former general manager Dan O’Dowd is not the best, it provides a rough estimate for what the talks are expected to consist of.
Okay you guys what do you think of Dan’s trade. Got to be honest, I don’t hate this trade. I don’t love the idea of picking up Price’s contract, but we don’t give up the big 4 in our prospects. It’s something different. pic.twitter.com/9xSJaoXIuu
— Ray ? (@TheAtomBaum) December 18, 2019
The dynamics of a potential Betts and Price deal are extremely complicated. The money both players are owed mixed in with the way both clubs operate could either complicate or smooth out the process. Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman has a very solid relationship with the Red Sox newly-hired Chaim Bloom, also a positive in these discussions.
In evaluating this proposal, it is rather…