From fans to experts, everyone with a moderate understanding of baseball knows that the Dodgers are facing a lot of pressure to make a big splash this off-season. The perception of having missed out on big-time free agents and trade targets in at least each of the last two winters stings even more after a shocking first-round playoff exit in 2019.
Even more shocking when you recall that the team won a franchise-record 106 games.
Still, any team that wins that many games can’t really need that much work, right? At least that might be what president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman is thinking.
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— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) December 7, 2019
In a recent article from the great Bill Plunkett over at the OC Register, Andy Friedman shares his thoughts on the situation.
I don’t feel like we need to shake things up just to shake things up. I actually think this was as focused, committed and driven a group as I’ve been around. So I don’t feel like we need…