Already, Jorge Castillo reports that Dodgers’ ownership is not forcing the front office to stay under the luxury tax. Right now, Los Angeles is free to add whomever they want; and by any means necessary. Recently, the Chicago Cubs made some headlines by allowing Kris Bryant’s name to be whispered amongst superstars who could be moved this off-season.
Now, Jesse Rogers of ESPN talks about the Chicago Cubs re-tooling of their roster. Furthermore, Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman weighs in on how the Los Angeles is looking at things headed into winter.
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First off, Friedman says the Cubs are in an information gathering stage. This – he says – will allow Chicago to know what direction they want to go in moving forward. Whether or not that means a big-name like Bryant is on the move or not remains to be seen. Still, it sounds like Friedman has been in a similar position before.
“To collect as much information as they can and figure out what…