Dodgers keeping eye on Carlos Correa amid Trea Turner uncertainty

Dodgers keeping eye on Carlos Correa amid Trea Turner uncertainty

Star shortstop Trea Turner has stated it publicly, and he’s informed the Dodgers: He likes taking part in in Los Angeles now and can take into account each staff in free company.

Nevertheless, he simply can’t shake the extensively held perception that he would favor to play on the East Coast. It began when he was traded from the Nationals to the Dodgers, and he was stated fairly sad going west (after all on the time he was additionally shifting from shortstop to second base).

Trea Turner is a free agent.Getty Photos

Carlos Correa might present the Dodgers an alternative choice to Trea Turner. Getty Photos

The Dodgers would certainly like to deliver him again, as Turner brings a uncommon speed-power combo to shortstop. However they doubtless nonetheless wonder if they may be his first alternative, and thus are surveying a really wealthy shortstop market. No shock they seem to have landed on the opposite comparably nice free-agent shortstop as an attractive 1A alternative: Carlos Correa. They love every part he brings, and to this point don’t appear to have 2017 reservations.

Xander Bogaerts and Dansby Swanson spherical out a second straight star-studded free-agent shortstop class, so the Dodgers — very disillusioned to be watching a Phillies staff that gained 24 fewer video games rep their league within the World Sequence — ought to have an opportunity to approximate Turner’s wondrous manufacturing.

As for Turner, the newest rumor has the Braves as a potential match in the event that they fail to maintain the Atlanta product Swanson (in addition they like Correa). The Cardinals, Phillies and Purple Sox are amongst different potential spots nearer to his supposed geographic choice (he’s from Lake Value, Fla.; his spouse New Jersey).

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