You learn a lot in a week, don’t you? Pitchers and catchers have been throwing and catching together since Tuesday and the amount of news that has come out regarding the Dodgers is pretty substantial.
Chase Utley is joining the Dodgers’ front office in some capacity. Whether that is in player development or as a coach of some sort, that remains to be made clear. But, Andrew Friedman did tell the media last week that an announcement will be made at some point this week regarding Utley’s role with the team.
The news was not limited to off the field. Kenley Jansen, who had heart surgery this offseason was cleared medically recently. He told media that he was feeling “great” and that he lost 25 pounds over the offseason for both his health on the field and off it.
The news did not stop there but with a fresh slate of findings coming in for this week, we recommend you check out past news round-ups to get up to date.
Without further ado, here is this week’s first slate of news.