Dodgers: 3 Options to replace David Price in the rotation

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The Los Angeles Dodgers were recently informed by David Price that he won’t be playing in the shortened 2020 season. Here are three replacements for him in the rotation.

As we get closer to the start of the 2020 baseball season, the Los Angeles Dodgers suffered some tough news, as David Price has announced that he will be sitting out of the abbreviated season.

Price was part of the deal that brought over Mookie Betts from the Red Sox this season, as the Red Sox wanted to dump his awful contract. For the Dodgers, money has never really been an issue, and they desired to pair up Betts with Cody Bellinger in the lineup.

Not too long ago, Price was one of the best pitchers in baseball, and the Red Sox paid him handsomely to come to Boston. However, Price wasn’t the same pitcher as he was with the Tampa Bay Rays, Detroit Tigers, or Toronto Blue Jays last season.

Last season, Price started in 22 games, totaling a 7-5 record with an ERA over 4.00. For a player making over $30 million a season, those numbers aren’t getting it done. So, as we have seen in the past with the Dodgers and Red Sox, the Red Sox paired up a bad contract with a desirable asset of theirs.

Even though Price wasn’t great for Boston last season, he was projected to be in the rotation for the Dodgers this season. Now with him sitting out, the Dodgers will have to find a replacement for him in the rotation.

Here are three options for the Dodgers to use in the rotation to replace Price.