Dodgers: What the Dodgers need to accomplish at the Winter Meetings

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman introduces Pitcher Kenta Maeda to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on January 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 07: Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman introduces Pitcher Kenta Maeda to the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on January 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images) /
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PHOENIX, ARIZONA – SEPTEMBER 01: Infielder Justin Turner #10 of the Los Angeles Dodgers fields a ground ball out against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the MLB game at Chase Field on September 01, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 4-3. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) /

Sort out the left side of the Dodger infield

Justin Turner regressed defensively in 2019 by a good margin.  He rated the worst at third base of any year in Dodger blue posting a DRS of -7 and a UZR/150 rating of -12.9.  A shift across the diamond to first base should be in order for Turner who is in the last year of his contract.  The most obvious addition would be Anthony Rendon who would take over third base for many seasons to come and provide a big boost defensively and offensively.

Then there is Corey Seager who is coming off a down season that many label as a returning from injury season.  There is a chance that the 2019 version of Seager may be who he is going forward.  The 2020 season will be a big year for Seager and could determine his future with the Dodgers depending on how he does.  The Dodgers could shift Seager to third base if they acquire a shortstop such as Francisco Lindor.

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