National League West

Dodgers convene for spring training amid questions about pitching rotation and the outfield

Dodgers convene for spring training amid questions about pitching rotation and the outfield

No team in baseball spent more money in free agency than the Dodgers this winter. After two off-seasons of relative austerity under the leadership of Andrew Friedman, with the organization more focused on fortifying its depth than expanding its already sizable payroll, the team splurged.

The final bill came to more than $200 million, with $192 million going to re-signing closer Kenley Jansen (five years and $80 million), third baseman Justin Turner (four years and $64 million) and pitcher Rich Hill (three years and $48 million).

The team also solidified second base, trading for versatile infielder Logan Forsythe — and still found room in the budget to re-sign...

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