Zack Greinke is moving closer to making a decision, but there is also quite a bit else going on in DodgerLand lately. Here’s the latest:
- The Dodgers have been linked to free agent reliever Darren O’Day for quite a while, but a new report suggests he’d prefer to stay on the East Coast. That hasn’t stopped the Dodgers from continuing their pursuit of him, however.
- The team’s ownership has stepped into the Zack Greinke talks.
- What will the team’s future look like if Greinke decides to leave? Our J.D. Miller takes a look.
- The team still isn’t sure exactly what their plans for Yasiel Puig are.
- The team hired Turner Ward as its new hitting coach.
- Even though Bob Geren will be the team’s next bench coach, Gabe Kapler is expected to remain with the organization is some fashion.
- The Dodgers avoided arbitration with A.J. Ellis and signed him to a one-year, $4.5 million contract for the 2016 season.
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- Chad Moriyama writes that the Dodgers HAVE to re-sign Zack Greinke. [Dodgers Digest]
- Steve Dilbeck wonders how David Price’s monster contract will raise Greinke’s asking price. [LA Times]
- Eric Stephen reviews Kike Hernandez’ 2015 season. [True Blue LA]
- Mark Saxon outlines what the Dodgers need to do at the winter meetings. [ESPN]
- Here’s the latest on Chase Utley’s free agency. The Dodgers are still interested in bringing him back. [Bleacher Report]
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