June 25, 2021

Dodgers should consider a trade for Marcus Semien (True Blue LA)


November is coming to an end, and the Dodgers still haven’t signed the free-agent you desperately want, whoever that may be. There have been a few players that have been attached to LA over the last few weeks, including Anthony Rendon and Josh Donaldson.

On top of being interested in the biggest free-agents this offseason, LA has also been linked to aquiring Francisco Lindor from the Indians.

Yes, the Dodgers already have their shortstop with Corey Seager, but that doesn’t mean they wouldn’t move him around in the infield should it help acquire a top-tier player. If the Dodgers are rumored to be in the market for a big-name shortstop, why not take a look at another one that just finished third in MVP voting?

Marcus Semien is coming off the best season of his big-league career, where he finished with a WAR of 8.1. He played in 162 games, while posting a slash line of .285/.369/.522/.892, career highs all across the board. He hit 33 homers, drove in 92 runs, and finished with just under 200 hits. These numbers didn’t go un-noticed, as he finished third in AL MVP voting behind Mike Trout and Alex Bregman.

So, where do the Dodgers come into play?

Semien has one year…

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