Obviously, the Los Angeles Dodgers emerged from the Winter Meetings still looking to acquire new players. While the Dodgers would like to make a move, carving one out for the sake of doing such doesn’t make sense.
The move must make sense from a personnel standpoint. Now, NBC Sports has some speculation about why the Dodgers talking to the Boston Red Sox about a trade may make sense. Indeed, a trade brokered by the Dodgers and Red Sox would probably involve not only Mookie Betts but also David Price. Check out this tweet by our own FRG:
This article opines that after hot stove flurry, the market could now be better for Mookie Betts… but at the cost of picking up David Price as well.
Sounds like every bit of a Friedman trade. While still not likely, it’s an interesting concept. https://t.co/IfHeguTV0P
— Clint Pasillas (FRG) (@realFRG) December 17, 2019
Therefore, why might a trade with Boston be thing once again? NBC Sports has words on the subject.
The Dodgers saw firsthand what Price can do in big moments when he dominated them twice in the 2018 World Series, a performance that should’ve won him the MVP instead of Steve Pearce. Even more importantly, Price has a…