Last we heard, Jon Morosi had the Los Angeles Dodgers as the most likely team to acquire Mookie Betts from the Boston Red Sox. Of course as a sidebar of the deal, starting pitcher David Price would presumably be involved.
Now, Chris Rose and Kevin Millar from MLB Network’s Intentional Talk discuss the subject once again and raise a few interesting points. You can take a look at the full clip of the segment below.
Thoughts on the Sox potentially packaging Price + Betts in a blockbuster deal??? pic.twitter.com/tPp3kjyY7V
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First, Millar says that that the Dodgers can afford to pull the trigger on a blockbuster trade like this. However, it’s important to know if Betts would re-sign in Los Angeles before making the trade.
“It makes sense if you’re the Dodgers, it really does. They can afford to make this move. They can afford to pay Price. Obviously Mookie Betts, he’s a player. It’s just a matter if you can sign him after the 2020 season when he’s a free agent.”
Then Rose reminds everyone that the Dodgers and Red Sox once made a big trade before. Equally important, they were dance partners back when…