Sign Amed Rosario or Kiké Hernández to an Extension?
What a trade deadline for the Dodgers! Everyone initially thought it was a letdown, and it's instead revitalized the team even more than fans could've imagined. As if this writing, the Dodgers are 14-1 since the deadline and have gotten 10 doubles, four home runs and 22 RBI from two of their acquisitions in Kiké Hernández and Amed Rosario.
Both are flexible defenders. Both are valuable bottom-of-the-order bats. One should definitely be kept for versatility purposes. Hernandez might be the better option because he's more of a depth/roving player, whereas Rosario's first big payday is coming up and he might be looking to get that starting shortstop money.
But if the opportunity is there to sign both, the Dodgers absolutely need to keep one of them, especially with Chris Taylor still largely being unable to offer his 2018-2021 levels of production. Hernández and Rosario are perfect complementary players and would absolutely get enough desired playing time because Roberts always finds a way to maximize the talent among his position player group.