Dodgers Re-Sign Blake Treinen, Breaking Down the Deal and Why a Big Move Could be On the Way!
On Tuesday the Dodgers announced the club had re-signed right-handed reliever Blake Treinen to a two-year deal. The $17.5 million contract includes a $4 million signing bonus and an $8 million club option for 2023.
We break down LA’s sneaky good deal and assess Treinen’s role in the bullpen for the upcoming 2021 season and beyond. Plus, does re-signing Blake Treinen signal that bigger moves are on the way for Andrew Friedman and the Dodgers?
Seriously though, no one saw this deal coming. No reporters. No rumors. It was an official announcement coming straight out of Los Angeles. With this unexpected move done, could the Dodgers be cooking up something else on the backburner?
Coming off a World Series and in the middle of a painfully slow winter hot stove, Dodger fans should exercise patience over these next couple months leading up to opening day. You know Andrew Friedman isn’t done.
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They need to sign Trevor Bauer to offset the Padre moves
Trevor Bauer is overrated and not worth the money he is asking for. The Dodgers don’t need to make any moves to offset the Padres. Friedman has a plan for the team and it doesn’t change based on what the Padres or any other team does.
A RHB or 2 to offset the possible losses of both Turner and Kike.
I hope and want the team to resign Justin Turner and give him at least the 4 years he wants. He is a good resprenstive in the club house the dugout and a great leader for the team. Dodgers, resign you won’t be happy if you do not and neither will he. He is a great assest for the team
I agree with most of what you said, but 4 years is just unrealistic. I highly doubt any other team would be willing to sign him through his age 40 season. As much as I love JT and the idea of him retiring as a Dodger, it’s just not a wise investment from a business standpoint. 2 years with a 3rd year option sounds more reasonable.
Aside from that…I’d really like to see guys like Edwin Rios get more reps in at 3rd base. Dude is a stud and I think he’s on the verge of breaking out as a huge star for the Dodgers.