April 16, 2021

Dodgers News: Donaldson and Betts Linked to LA, Friedman Talks Budget, Ryu Not Cy Young, and More! (Dodgers Nation)



It’s hot stove season as baseball is knee deep in its annual general manager meetings. As such, a lot of chatter — not just about the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal — is coming out of Arizona.

First, Los Angeles was finally officially linked to free agent 3B Josh Donaldson.

Dodgers Reportedly Interested in Third Baseman Josh Donaldson

Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox continues to be linked to Los Angeles this off-season.

Dodgers Continue to be Linked to Red Sox Outfielder Mookie Betts

Importantly, Andrew Friedman has supposedly not been instructed to stay under the luxury tax in 2020.

Dodgers: Ownership Not Forcing Andrew Friedman to Stay Under Luxury Tax

Ryu Loses Cy Young

Mets’ ace right-hander Jacob deGrom took home the NL Cy Young on Wednesday with Hyun-Jin Ryu coming in second place in the voting:

Dodgers News: Hyun-Jin Ryu Finishes Second in Cy Young Voting

Dodgers Coaches

At the GM meetings, Andrew Friedman confirmed Mark Prior as LA’s new pitching coach.

Dodgers: Andrew Friedman Confirms Mark Prior as New Pitching Coach

The Dodgers lost their Triple-A hitting coach on Wednesday:

Dodgers Triple-A Hitting Coached Hired Away by…

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