This new Dodgers brain trust seemingly has a place for anyone, regardless of past indiscretions. That Andrew Friedman, he’s a forgiving guy.
While with the Tampa Bay Rays, he once traded for reliever Josh Lueke, who had been accused of rape and served 40 days when he pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of false imprisonment that stemmed from May 2008 incident in Bakersfield while playing for the Texas Rangers’ Class-A team.
Earlier this month, Friedman traded Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres for catcher Yasmani Grandal, who had to serve a 50-day suspension to start the 2013 season after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
And now comes word the...