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Dodgers Hot Stove Update: the Latest on Kershaw, Jansen, Freeman and More

Even though the MLB lockout remains in full effect, the hot stove experts are out and about and still making their predictions on where players may end up before the start of the 2022 season. Over the last week, we’ve explored thoughts on Clayton Kershaw, Kenley Jansen, Freddie Freeman and more.

Additionally, our team at Dodgers Nation has continued to explore potential trade and free agent options that could help our boys in blue in their quest for another title this year.

First, what the experts are saying.

Dodgers Hot Stove: Predicting Clayton Kershaw’s Next Contract

Dodgers: MLB Insider Confident Clayton Kershaw Will Re-Sign With LA

Notably, baseball fans agree that Kersh will be returning to LA. Close to 48% of voters on a recent MLB Trade Rumors poll say he’ll be a Dodger. 26% say he’s going to the Rangers. Just under 8% say he could retire.

Moving on to Kenley Jansen, it seems that the Dodgers reportedly were working on trying to complete a deal before the lockout began.

Dodgers Free Agency: LA Tried Bringing Back Kenley Jansen Before Lockout

As for the other big free agents…

Dodgers: MLB Insiders Believe Freddie Freeman is ‘Very Much in Play’ for LA

Dodgers Rumors: Carlos Correa Expected to Sign for More Than Seager, Will LA Make Big Offer?

Dodgers Free Agency: Albert Pujols Discusses His Mindset for the 2022 Season

And our thoughts on some players that could just seem to fit.

Dodgers: How Kris Bryant Could Fill Major Holes for LA

Dodgers: Making Zack Greinke Make Sense for LA in 2022

Dodgers: LA Insider Predicts Gavin Lux Gets Traded Before Opening Day

Dodgers: Does Nick Castellanos Fit in LA? Giants, Phillies, Marlins Rumored to Be Interested

Dodgers: Making a Trade for Reds’ Sonny Gray Work

There was at least one player move this week though!

Dodgers Sign Infielder Eddy Alvarez to a Deal

Hopefully, MLB and the MLBPA will get back to work in discussing core economics for the next collective bargaining agreement and start getting closer to baseball being back. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to spring training in just over one month.

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Clint Pasillas

Clint Pasillas has been writing, blogging, and podcasting about the Los Angeles Dodgers since 2008. Under Clint's leadership as the Lead Editor, Dodgers Nation has grown into one of the most read baseball sites in the world with millions of unique visitors per month. Find him online on Twitter/X or his YouTube channel!


  1. Love to see Kersh, Jansen, Freeman, Correa is a Whole and we don’t need him

    1. I’d rather sign Freddie Freeman, Kris Bryant, and Carlos Rodon, and trade for Shane Bieber, Kyle Hendricks, and or Tyler Glasnow.

    2. They should sign Freddie Freeman, Kris Bryant, and Carlos Rodon, and trade for a starting pitcher like Shane Bieber, Kyle Hendriks, and or Tyler Glasnow.

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