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This Week in Purple: Center Field

The weekend is a great time to kick back and reflect. This Week in Purple is the place to catch up on the news from our team at Purple Row. You’ll find links to Rockpiles and other content below as well as a platform for community discussion in the comments.
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Rockies head to winter meetings seeking pitching, center fielder

Last offseason, the Rockies pulled off an unexpected blockbuster, signing free-agent outfielder Kris Bryant to a seven-year, $182 million contract. Don’t expect a sequel, even though the Rockies went 68-94 in 2022 for their fourth straight losing season. As the winter meetings begin Sunday in San Diego, general manager...
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Dodgers have flexibility to make different moves, but let’s not stretch too far

If he has to move anywhere to make room for Judge in right field, Betts in center field makes much more sense, a position in which he started 25 times as recently as 2021. That matches the total career major league starts for Betts at second base, the position he played when he was drafted in 2011 before switching to the outfield in 2014.
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Mets Backup Plan in Center Field Revealed

The New York Mets had a great regular season, but faltered in the playoffs and went home early. Now, they will look to retool in 2022 with starting pitching being by far their biggest need. Jon Heyman is reporting that the Mets would still like to bring back starter Jacob...

2022 Cincinnati Reds State of the Farm: Center Fielders

This week we are going to take a look at the center field position on the farm for the Cincinnati Reds. The entire outfield at the big league level is uncertain as the team heads into the winter meetings next week. There are currently six outfielders on the 40-man roster, but it doesn’t appear that any of them are locked in as starters.

Report: Astros Reached Out to Center Fielder Nimmo

While Chas McCormick proved his worth into the postseason, the Houston Astros are still shopping center field options. Major League Baseball front offices reach out to almost every free agent that fit a need within their roster. And although the Houston Astros rolled with Chas McCormick into postseason, center fielder Brandon Nimmo is on owner Jim Crane’s radar, Michael Schwab…

Dodgers: MLB Network Breaks Down What Went Wrong With Cody Bellinger

Cody Bellinger struggled heavily with his swing all season long The Dodgers are going to miss Cody Bellinger for his impressive defensive efforts in center field and will try their best to immediately replace his production. However, a glaring negative that also goes away with Bellinger is his inability to hit balls as he used to during his MVP season.…