As the calendar flips to February, spring training baseball is just around the corner. While most clubs have the bulk of their roster done, it seems the Dodgers are still working hard at a blockbuster move that would change the complexion of their lineup.
Yes, Los Angeles reportedly remains engaged in talks with the Boston Red Sox for star outfielder Mookie Betts. After Betts rejected a contract extension offer from Boston, the team appears to be in a scramble to move the 2018 AL MVP, possibly before the start of spring training.
And one former Red Sox hero fully expects Betts to move before camp opens for Boston.
When speaking on the rumors, 2004 World Series champion Kevin Millar spoke on MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” this week about the likelihood that Mookie gets moved soon, and whether the Dodgers will be the team to land him.
Yeah, I do — the Dodgers haven’t done a whole lot, obviously, because they’re good … but I think that this is something that could be done … I think something happens before spring training. I think this is real, I don’t think this is fake…