The Dodgers exercised their option to retain Logan Forsythe on Monday, agreeing to pay $8.5 million to bring back their second baseman.
The move appears to lock in the Dodgers’ starting infield for next season: Cody Bellinger at first base, Forsythe at second, Corey Seager at shortstop, and Justin Turner at third.
Forsythe, 30, batted .224 with six home runs this year, including .190 against right-handers and .290 against left-handers. He batted .297 with a .435 on-base percentage in the postseason, displaying his usual strong defense.
The Dodgers targeted Forsythe last winter, after they could not reach agreement with the Minnesota Twins on a trade for second baseman...