The Los Angeles Dodgers are one of the best teams in the league at not only finding talent, but getting the most out of players once they put on the Dodger Blue. For that reason, most players that join the Dodgers end up having more value because other teams try to crack the team's code.
Clubs such as the Texas Rangers have attempted to be Dodger copycats, bringing in any type of former LA player possible. But Texas isn't the only team that's put more value on signing someone who was previously in Los Angeles.
That being said, there are still some familiar names that spent time with the Dodgers who are still without jobs well into January of 2023. To qualify for this list, players actually had to play for the Dodgers (sorry Danny Duffy) and can't be pseudo-retiring (looking at you, David Price).
3. Zack Greinke
Zack Greinke gave the Dodgers one of the best seasons in team history before he opted out of his deal and signed a massive contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The combo of prime Greinke and late-prime Clayton Kershaw in the mid-2010s might go down as the best pitching duo in franchise history.
Greinke leaving for the Diamondbacks was a lifetime ago and since then he has spent time with both the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals. KC has yet to re-sign Greinke this offseason, with the team reportedly wanting an incentive-laden deal.
Greinke was solid in his age-38 season with the Royals in 2022. The former Cy Young winner made 26 starts and finished with a 3.68 ERA and 1.34 WHIP. As he continues to pitch into his late 30s, Greinke could turn into a right-handed Rich Hill, relying on slow looping breaking balls and funky delivery to stay in the league.