Dodgers Showing Interest In Free Agent Slugger

The Los Angeles Dodgers have plenty of firepower and always seem to be adding more.

According to Pat Ragazzo of, the Dodgers are showing interest in free-agent slugger J.D. Martinez.

Ragazzo also notes that Dodgers hitting coach Robert Van Scoyoc has worked with Martinez in the past, so there's already familiarity there.

With Trea Turner, Justin Turner and Cody Bellinger all unlikely to return next season, the Dodgers are in need of a right-handed slugger, who could also serve as the team's designated hitter. J.D. Martinez fits that perfectly.

This past season, the thirty-four-year-old saw his power take a little dip, as hit just 16 home runs with 62 RBIs across 139 games. However, Martinez still registered a solid slash line of .274/.341/.448. He's entering his 13th MLB season.

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