3 former Dodgers who are still without jobs heading into 2023 season

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1. Reyes Moronta

The most recent former Dodger on this list, it actually looked like the team might've struck gold with Reyes Moronta early on during his tenure with the team in 2022. Moronta signed a minor-league deal with the team last March and was called up to the active roster in late April.

He bounced up and down between AAA and the big-league club, but through his first 10 games, he had a 1.50 ERA with 14 strikeouts in 12 innings pitched. Things started to crater over the summer, though, as Moronta allowed a run to score in five consecutive outings.

Moronta was eventually designated for assignment in mid-August and claimed by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He finished out his season with a 4.50 ERA in 14 innings pitched and blew a game on Sept. 22 against the Dodgers.

If there hasn't been a team willing to take a flyer on Moronta at this point, it might not ever happen. Moronta already was on the chopping block last offseason with the Dodgers being his saving grace in March.

If the Dodgers could not crack the code with Moronta then other teams may not even bother. Of course, injuries happen and Moronta might get a chance if a team needs help. But even if that happens, there are other options that are more intriguing.

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