Dodgers: Four reasons Mookie Betts will re-sign with Los Angeles

Mookie Betts, Los Angeles Dodgers. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 22: Closing pitcher Kenley Jansen #74 of the Los Angeles Dodgers is mobbed by his teammates after their 4-2 win in an MLB game against the San Francisco Giants to clinch their fifth consecutive National League West title at Dodger Stadium on September 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-2 to clinch their fifth straight National League West title. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images) /

2) It’s hard to leave a winning team

Money talks. While Mookie Betts will most likely sign with the team that offers him the most green, if there are multiple suitors making offers in the same ballpark, the Dodgers can offer Betts a unique opportunity to compete for championships for years to come.

The Dodgers are stocked with talent up and down their roster. With many of their best players, such as MVP Cody Bellinger, locked up on team-friendly contracts, there is no sign of the team declining anytime soon, especially if they add Betts to that mix for the long run.

If the 2020 season is played, and the Dodgers somehow break their championship drought, it would be extremely difficult for Betts to up and leave a team he just won the World Series with. Remember, the Sox were one year removed from their title when they shipped him to the Dodgers, and it wasn’t really the MVP’s choice to leave.

Players usually look for organizations that treat them well and provide stability beyond their bank account. The Dodgers ring the bell in representing a first class organization dedicated to winning.