There have been many articles about the Dodgers’ depth heading into the season. Well, as it always does in baseball, things have found a way of figuring themselves out for the big league club.
Whether it’s been because of injuries to prospective starters (Andre Ethier and Andrew Toles), or lack of production from certain role players. The Dodgers big league club is now filled with players who have been fighting for a roster spot since spring and now have emerged as the best players on the big league roster.
Through the first 40 games of the season, we’ve seen some players revive the city of Los Angeles. But we’ve also seen a significant drop off of production from familiar faces.
Thus leading to the question of who deserves to have a role in the big league team. Now for the sake of argument, I won’t be including struggling veterans like Adrian Gonzalez, Chase Utley, or Sergio Romo, because in all reality they won’t have much value in an open market.
But aside from those few names, let’s take a look at a few players that might find themselves on the trade block. As we inch closer to the All-Star break some of these names may have new homes as the trade deadline approaches, and the team makes moves.