May 14, 2021

Dodgers: Stan Kasten Talks Scott Boras During Gerrit Cole Free Agency Process (Dodgers Nation)



Finally, you get some answers from Los Angeles Dodgers’ ownership. Indeed – in the wake of missing out on the marquee move this winter – many have been waiting to hear what is on the mind of the Dodgers’ brass.

Now, Stan Kasten talks with Bill Plaschke about a variety of subjects. To narrow on one of those important subjects is the negotiations with star pitcher Gerrit Cole. Remember – Cole is represented by agent Scott Boras – and various reports said the Dodgers were not given the opportunity to match the New York Yankees’ monstrous contract offer.

First off, Kasten says that Cole never really wanted to be anywhere but the Bronx. Equally important, the owner says the Dodgers were simply a pawn used in the game to get the number Boras wanted for Cole. Finally, Kasten is fine with how super agent Boras treated the Dodgers.

“It is clear now, I think it was clear to us in…

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