For a few minutes on Wednesday, Dee Gordon was excited about turning double plays with Jimmy Rollins.
The excitement did not last. Not long after Gordon represented the Dodgers at a charity event, he learned that the team had traded him to the Miami Marlins.
"I was definitely surprised," Gordon said Thursday. "I was happy about the Jimmy Rollins deal. Then I found out I got traded."
Gordon, who reported last spring with the hope of winning a utility job and ended up as an all-star second baseman, said he did not expect a trade this winter after hearing his...