The Dodgers are talking to “numerous teams” about a possible Alex Guerrero trade, according to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com.
Guerrero, a career .303/.386/.528 hitter in Cuba, had a .233/.261/.434 slash line last season after falling into a deep second-half slump. Besides having no obvious place in the Dodgers’ batting order, Guerrero hasn’t had a primary position since he defected either.
This is Part 19 of a series in which every member of the 2015 Dodgers has his season juxtaposed with an episode of the greatest sitcom of all-time. Don’t take it too seriously.
Alex Guerrero, 3B.
Key stats: 106 games, 230 PA (52 as a pinch hitter), .233/.261/.434 slash line.
Seinfeld episode: “The Beard.” (Season 6, Episode 16)
Key quote: “You think you can get him to just change teams? He’s not going to suddenly switch sides. Forget about it.”
PHOENIX — Alex Guerrero had an MRI exam on his left leg one day after the utilityman exited the Dodgers’ 12-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks with a strain.
Manager Don Mattingly didn’t have the results of the MRI available during his pregame media scrum, but Guerrero took ground balls and batting practice on Saturday afternoon.
The strain is apparently between Guerrero’s calf and hamstring, “behind the knee there,” Mattingly said.
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Minor league field coordinator Clayton McCullough is with the Dodgers this weekend. He reflected on seeing Corey Seager and Jose Peraza play together for the first at shortstop and second base with Triple-A Oklahoma City in August.