In a time of so much division, we wanted to do what we could to bring people together. And what better way to do that than by asking fans players from other teams that they love? Dodgers fans chimed in all week talking about guys that play on other teams that they can’t help but like.
The answers might surprise you, given that there are a few rival teams sprinkled in. Let us know what you think of some of these top answers from Dodgers’ fans.
Who's one player that doesn't play for the Dodgers that you can never find yourself hating?
— Dodgers Nation (@DodgersNation) June 9, 2020
Sean Doolittle- Washington Nationals
Doolittle might have shut down the Dodgers during the 2019 playoffs, but that hasn’t stopped fans from living him this offseason. The Nationals’ closer has really been vocal in making sure players’ health is at the forefront of conversation during the return to play, as well as ensuring players’ pay is fair. You can’t help but love the guy. Plus, he has the coolest Twitter handle ever.
Nolan Arenado- Colorado Rockies
Count this as one of those strange division rival picks. But Dodgers fans have long been in favor of chasing down Arenado, even though Colorado inked him to a long-term deal. But he is a local kid, and having that glove in Los Angeles sure is enticing. And he just has a great smile, what can we say.
Mike Trout- Anaheim Angels
The crosstown(but not really) Angels got something special when they drafted Trout in the first round of the 2009 draft. Even Dodgers fans have grown to appreciate watching one of the greatest players of all time play the game, even if the Angels don’t get into the playoffs.
Christian Yelich- Milwaukee Brewers
Dodgers fans have thoroughly enjoyed watching Yelich and Bellinger battle it out as the two best bats in the National League for the last few years. Yelich has been in the MVP conversations for the last two years, winning one in 2018 and losing out to Belli last year. But getting to watch a player with his talent compete has truly been a treasure. He also looks like a discount Pete Davidson, which is cool.
Zack Greinke- Houston Astros
Given that he was a former Dodgers’ player, this one seems like cheating a little bit, and that’s not an Astros joke. In his time with Los Angeles, Greinke was nothing short of dominant and probably should have won a few Cy Young Awards. Even though he signed a free-agent deal with the Diamondbacks and was traded to the Astros, fans still enjoy the memories. After all, the man went to war against Carlos Quentin for us.
Andrew McCutchen- Philadelphia Phillies
Cutch has always been a fan-favorite across baseball. Dodgers fans have always known him to be involved in trade conversations, especially when he was with Pittsburgh. But in his ripe age, Cutch has truly become a treasure. His social media presence is unparalleled, and you can’t help but to root for the guy.
Buster Posey- San Francisco Giants
This is the one that I truly did not understand, but it seems like Dodgers fans have a soft spot for Buster Posey. Personally, I’m not a huge fan. But Posey’s name showed up in the comments section on our Twitter page fairly often, so can you guys help me out on this one?
So that’s it guys! Make sure you follow the answers along here to see more names that Dodgers fans can’t help but like, and let us know what you think!