MLB rumors: Dodgers, Indians reportedly continuing trade talks; Kluber, Carrasco or Bauer could be moved
Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco or Trevor Bauer may end up in L.A.
It was just last week that Yan Gomes and the Dodgers outfield surplus.which included trade discussions about the Indians' starting pitching,
At the beginning of this month, the Indians said that they were going to Corey Kluber and Carlos Carrasco. With this latest rumor, the Indians trading Kluber, Carrasco or even Trevor Bauer to the Dodgers may be a possibility this offseason.for starting pitchers such as
Aside from the, the Dodgers have been relatively quiet so far this winter, but a potential deal with the Indians could be their first big move. It appears that they may be willing to pay up for a starter like Kluber, Carrasco or Bauer. A right-hander, Bauer has two years of club control left and two arbitration years left before he hits free-agency. Bauer wouldn't be a bad option for the Dodgers as he's coming off the best season of his career, posting a 2.21 ERA (and 198 ERA+) in 175 1/3 innings.
After losing in the World Series each of the last two seasons, we could see the Dodgers give up outfielders like Alex Verdugo or Andrew Toles (LA could try to hang onto Joc Pederson and Cody Bellinger) so that they could head into 2019 with a rotation strong enough to win them their first World Series title in 31 years.
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