As expected, upon Dave Roberts’ official introduction, news about his coaching staff rolled in shortly thereafter. There’s plenty to keep you busy with across the blogosphere, so let’s get started.
- The Dodgers kicked off their coaching staff hiring with Bob Geren, their new bench coach.
- Minutes after Geren’s hiring, the team avoided arbitration by signing A.J. Ellis to a one-year, $4.5 million deal.
- Joining Roberts and Geren in the dugout will be new hitting coach Turner Ward.
- One MLB executive thinks the Dodgers will give Zack Greinke a six-year for deal $210 million.
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- Eric Stephen writes how the Dodgers believe Dave Roberts can finally get the most out of Yasiel Puig. [True Blue LA]
- Dylan Hernandez gave his two cents on the Puig-Roberts dynamic. [LA Times]
- To round out the triple-takery, Bill Plunkett wrote about Puig and Roberts. (Notice a theme here?) [OC Register]
- Buster Olney says Zack Greinke won in the David Price deal. Key word: Ka-ching. [ESPN]
- Jon Heyman agrees with Buster Olney. [CBS Sports]
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