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Dodgers News: Two Former LA Players Retire, Kershaw Gets Compared to Tom Brady and More

February marked the beginning of the the third month of the MLB lockout. However, that doesn’t mean there wasn’t some noteworthy headlines that didn’t involve the CBA negotiations. Including a a pair of former Dodgers retiring.

Dodgers: Former LA Pitcher Announces Retirement from Baseball

Former Dodgers Great Officially Announces Retirement from Baseball

Another former Dodger is continuing his professional baseball career in a new country.

Dodgers: Yasiel Puig Arrives in Korea With Plenty of Fanfare

As far as the lockout, MLB kicked off the public posturing with a significant request that could’ve deeply affected the CBA negotiations moving forward.

MLB REQUEST

Not surprisingly, the players fired back with an official statement from the MLBPA and a barrage of frustrated Tweets.

MLB News: Players React to League’s Smear Campaign

Former Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill pointed the finger at one man, and one man only, for the unproductive bargaining sessions.

There was also plenty of news involving the one-and-only Clayton Edward Kershaw. Including the hurler being compared to recently retired NFL quarterback Tom Brady.

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Ranked Too Low on ESPN Top 100 Says MLB Experts

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Gets Compared to Tom Brady

Dodgers: LA Team Physician Thinks Clayton Kershaw Will Pitch in 2022

Dodgers News: Clayton Kershaw Makes Promise to Rams’ Stafford

On the hot stove front, LA apparently has some serious competition when it comes to free agent superstar Freddie Freeman.

Dodgers: LA Has Big Competition in Freddie Freeman Sweepstakes

A Dodger insider predicted who will be the closer for LA in 2022, when top pitching prospect Ryan Pepiot will make his debut, and believe that re-signing Trea Turner needs to be a “top priority”.

Dodgers: Blake Treinen Not a Lock for Closer Role Says LA Insider

Dodgers: LA Insider Predicts When Ryan Pepiot Will Make His MLB Debut

Dodgers Need to Make Long-Term Contract with Trea Turner a ‘Priority’, Says Analyst

Plus — an exclusive interview with Ryan Pepiot on the Dodgers Nation Blue Heaven Podcast!

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