June 17, 2021

Dodgers: MLB Insiders Weigh in on Mookie Betts Trade Package (Dodgers Nation)

On today’s episode of As the Mookie Turns, industry insiders weigh in on Betts to Los Angeles trade talk. Now, long-time baseball pundit Peter Gammons spoke on what appears to be the standing trade offer from the Dodgers for Betts.

Right off the bat, Dodgers people will likely say “that’s too much!” And perhaps that’s an accurate take. Alex Verdugo, of course, was long considered a top prospect in baseball, and showed his wares in 2019, before back issues sidelined him in August.

Shortstop Jeter Downs is a consensus top-100 MLB prospect heading into the 2020 season; sitting at 87 on the MLB Pipeline top-100 list just last week.

Caleb Ferguson found success as a rookie with LA in 2018 but struggled in his sophomore season. Still, he’s only 23 and likely has more upside in a starting role anywhere but Los Angeles. While he was never heralded as a can’t miss…

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