Los Angeles Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts seems to be fairly assured as he prepares his workforce for the 2022 Main League Baseball season.
On a Thursday look with Dan Patrick on “The Dan Patrick Present,” Roberts assured a World Collection ring for the upcoming season.
“The Dodgers will win the World Collection if …” Patrick requested.
“We play a full season, and there’s a postseason,” Roberts responded. “We’re successful the World Collection in 2022. However I do know the place you’re going with that. We’re successful the World Collection this yr. Put it on file.”
“We’re successful the World Collection,” Roberts added. “That’s our focus, that’s our objective.”
“We’re successful the World Collection in 2022… We’ll win the World Collection this yr, put it on file.”
— Dan Patrick Present (@dpshow) March 24, 2022
Based on Caesars Sportsbook, the Dodgers are presently the favorites to win the World Collection, sitting at +500.
The Dodgers have been probably the greatest groups in baseball over the previous decade, successful 5 of the final six NL West Division crowns with Roberts as supervisor. In 2020, he led LA to the group’s first World Collection title since 1988. In 2021, the Dodgers received 106 video games earlier than shedding to the eventual World Collection champions, the Atlanta Braves, within the NLCS.
On Thursday, Roberts went on to clarify that his beginning workers wanted to remain wholesome so as to obtain its targets, however by no means took again his assure of a World Collection title.
“We’re successful the World Collection if our beginning workers stays wholesome,” Roberts continued. “I do know that’s obscure, however that’s my reply.”
Earlier in March, the Dodgers signed first baseball Freddie Freeman to a 6-year, $162 million contract, including to their vaunted lineup. Freeman spent the primary 12 years of his profession in Atlanta, the place he was a five-time NL All-Star, a Gold Glove winner, and the 2020 NL MVP. He’s a profession .295 hitter.
He penned a letter to Braves followers, thanking them for his or her assist.
“I don’t even know the place to start,” Freeman wrote. “For the previous 15 years I obtained to be part of your group. It was actually an honor. We went via the very highs collectively and a few lows however these lows is what made final yr so particular.”
“I gave every little thing I had day in and time out and I hope you guys noticed that as properly,” Freeman added. “Though our time has come to an finish, I sit up for seeing and enjoying in entrance of you all once more. When that instances comes, I hope you bear in mind all of the fantastic recollections we made collectively. I like you Braves Nation! Champions Endlessly!”
Joe Morgan is the Sports activities Reporter for The Day by day Wire. Most lately, Morgan lined the Clippers, Lakers and the NBA for Sporting Information. Ship your sports activities inquiries to sports [email protected]
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