Insider: Dodgers Have "Made Trade Offer" For All-Star Ace

The Los Angeles Dodgers are making headlines with their reported pursuit of Chicago White Sox All-Star ace Garrett Crochet ahead of the July 30 trade deadline. 

MLB insider Bob Nightengale revealed that the Dodgers have made a substantial trade offer for Crochet, who has emerged as one of the most coveted starting pitchers on the market. 

Despite their aggressive bid, the White Sox have reportedly turned down the initial offer, indicating it did not meet their valuation of the standout pitcher.

Crochet, having logged a stellar season with a 3.08 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, and 146 strikeouts over 105.1 innings, presents a formidable option to bolster the Dodgers' pitching rotation. 

His performance underscores his ability to provide stability and impact, despite lingering concerns about his durability transitioning to a full-time starter role. The Dodgers, dealing with injuries affecting key pitchers like Bobby Miller and Walker Buehler, see Crochet as a crucial addition to fortify their postseason prospects.

With other contenders like the Baltimore Orioles also reportedly interested, the Dodgers are expected to continue their pursuit with determination, leveraging their deep farm system and financial resources.

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