Dodgers: New Year’s Resolutions for All of the Team

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: Yuli Gurriel /
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Yasiel Puig: I resolve to continue to lick my bat and hop around in the box, which is just me being me. But I also resolve to continue to mature as a Major League player, knowing full well this is the last year of my seven-year, $42 million contract.

Chris Taylor: I resolve to prove that 2017 was no fluke.

Joc Pederson: I resolve to prove that 2017 was a fluke.

Kike Hernandez: I resolve to come up huge in a key post-season game (wait, I already did that!).

Andrew Toles: I resolve to play exactly like I did before I tore my right anterior cruciate ligament trying to preserve Julio’s no-hitter in the seventh inning last May 9 (5 HRs, 15 RBIs, 17 runs scored .271/.314/.458 batting leadoff).

Alex Verdugo: I resolve to grab hold of the starting left field job on the first day of Spring Training and not let go. I resolve to force management into making a very difficult decision regarding my future, as well as the futures of Joc, Andrew, Kike, Trayce, and Matt.

Trayce Thompson: I resolve to be half the baseball player that my brother is a basketball player. I also resolve to get at least half the championships he has.

Matt Kemp: I resolve… I resolve to … I’m not really sure what I resolve to do. I can’t really hit, I can’t really play defense, I can’t really be traded. I guess I just resolve to do what I’m told, wherever that may be.