June 22, 2021

Dodgers showing interest in Anthony Rendon and Josh Donaldson (True Blue LA)

The Dodgers aren’t necessarily in the market for a third baseman. That hasn’t stopped them from having their name attached to some of the biggest names available this free agency.

Over the last few days, the Dodgers have been attached to both Anthony Rendon and Josh Donaldson. This doesn’t come as a surprise, as the Dodgers usually tend to have their name attached to the biggest names on the free-agent market every year. However, considering they have a third baseman with Justin Turner and an already crowded infield, how much sense does it make for the Dodgers to go after one of these stars?

First things first, the Turner situation. He has reportedly offered to move over to first base should the Dodgers sign a third baseman. With him moving to first, Max Muncy would slide over to second base. Depending on what happens at shortstop in 2020, it looks as if Gavin Lux will be a utility player as opposed to an every day player.

Moving on now, let’s start with Rendon. Along with Gerrit Cole, this will likely be the most-mentioned player the Dodgers will be rumored to sign. He’s coming off the best season of his career, in which he finished third in MVP voting. In 146…

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