February 25, 2021

Dodgers Analyst Jerry Hairston Jr. Talks Mookie Betts in Los Angeles (Dodgers Nation)

It’s always nice when one of our own – the Los Angeles Dodgers family – appears on MLB Network. First off, it’s usually something with prominence that gets run time on MLB’s flagship television station.

Indeed, big things are happening with baseball in Los Angeles at the current time.

Recently, Jerry Hairston Jr. appeared with Matt Vasgersian and Harold Reynolds to talk about the Dodgers’ addition of Mookie Betts. The full clip of the segment is below. Also, we will parse some highlights of it below and give you our take.

First, Hairston starts out by praising Joc Pederson and his production in a big way. Hairston is happy to see Pederson remain a member of a crowded Dodgers’ outfield. Then, he moves into the heavy-lifting subject of Betts becoming a Dodger.

“LA is about superstars. You have a Mookie Betts with Cody Bellinger, arguably the two best players in all of baseball. First of all the defense gets better with Bellinger in center, Mookie in right. Both have incredible throwing arms and incredible range. I love Mookie Betts at the top of the Dodgers lineup because he brings…

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