GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Dodgers were in the process of counting heads and raised hands on Friday, trying to determine exactly where all of their players are headed now that they were granted the ability to choose from a number of options. After a Major League Baseball Players’ Association meeting on Friday regarding the coronavirus…Dodgers weighing options amid coronavirus shutdown — Daily News
Mookie Betts already is leaving a strong impression on his new teammates. The former Boston Red Sox outfielder was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Feb. 9 as part of a trade that sent him and David price to L.A. in exchange for Alex Verdugo, Connor Wong and Jeter Downs. And although he wasn’t…How Mookie Betts Reportedly Shocked Dodgers With A Speech On This Topic — NESN.com
When you stand up in front of the team on the first day and essentially call everyone out, says he wants to hold everyone accountable for their effort — not just in the game, but in the workouts – that’s like, all right, you learn what he’s about really fast,” Turner told MLB.com. “Same principle (as Kirk Gibson’s team speech in 1988), just not critical of us. This was him saying this before he knew anybody. Just signs of leadership, it jumps out at you.”
David Price will tip his proverbial cap to a former mentor whenever he takes the mound for his new team. The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher revealed Wednesday in an interview with MLB Network he chose wear the No. 33 Dodgers jersey to honor former teammate James Shields. Price and Shields were teammates with the Tampa…David Price Honors Ex-Teammate With Choice Of Dodgers Jersey Number — NESN.com.
New Dodgers pitcher David Price, left, and outfielder Mookie Betts get hugs from Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman as Manager Dave Roberts, right, waits to give Mookie his new Dodgers cap on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium. The pair, who were acquired in a trade with the Boston Red Sox, were introduced as Dodgers…New Dodgers Mookie Betts, David Price arrive in L.A. eager for new starts — Daily News
The world according to Jim: • Nearly a week ago, L.A. rejoiced. The Dodgers, who swing for the fences plenty on the field but have been overly risk-averse otherwise, turned bold and (apparently) came away with one of baseball’s elite players, Mookie Betts. Finally, on Sunday, Dodger fans are closer to being able to celebrate…Alexander: Was it really the medical info that held up Mookie Betts trade? — Daily News
Four days after news of a blockbuster trade that would bring Mookie Betts and David Price to Los Angeles, the deal is in limbo and indications are it might take some new blocks to complete it. As originally constituted, the Dodgers would send Kenta Maeda to the Minnesota Twins in exchange for pitching prospect Brusdar…Dodgers trade for Mookie Betts, David Price reportedly in limbo — Press Telegram
The blockbuster three-way trade that would bring All-Star outfielder Mookie Betts and starting pitcher David Price to the Dodgers remained held up Thursday because of questions regarding the health of one player involved in the deal, though officials with the teams remain confident it will be completed, multiple media outlets reported. The deal, which would…Report: Prospect’s health has Dodgers, Angels waiting to complete trades — Press Telegram