Sport: Cody Bellinger could land with AL playoff team?

Cody Bellinger could sign with big Dodgers rival?

  Cody Bellinger could sign with big Dodgers rival? Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Monday that the San Francisco Giants have checked in on former NL MVP outfielder Cody Bellinger, who was non-tendered by the Dodgers last week. Bellinger is reportedly looking for a one-year deal in free agency. Slusser adds that the Giants, who would like to sign multiple outfielders this winter, have also checked in on New York Mets free agent Brandon Nimmo.The 27-year-old Bellinger, who has spent his entire MLB career with the Dodgers to this point, remains a tremendous defensive asset.

Cody Bellinger may be going from wearing blue down south to wearing blue up north.

Center fielder Cody Bellinger. © Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Center fielder Cody Bellinger.

Jon Morosi of MLB Network reported Thursday that the Toronto Blue Jays are a team to watch for Bellinger if he is non-tendered by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Morosi adds that Toronto would like to add a left-handed bat to its outfield this offseason.

The 27-year-old Bellinger was the NL MVP in 2019 and helped the Dodgers win the World Series in 2020. But ever since then, Bellinger has been a total lemon, hitting .193 in 900 plate appearances over the last two MLB seasons. While his glove is still decent, Bellinger recently faced internal criticism, lost playing time to Trayce Thompson during the postseason and now could be shown the door by the Dodgers by Friday’s non-tender deadline.

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  MLB tender deadline: Bellinger, Voit among 83 players cut Cody Bellinger, Brian Anderson and Luke Voit were among 83 players who became free agents when their former teams declined to offer them contracts for next season . © Provided by San Diego Union Tribune FILE - Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger stands in the dugout before the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco, Aug. 2, 2022. The Dodgers didn't tender Bellinger a contract on Friday, Nov. 18, making the 2019 National League MVP a free agent.

The Blue Jays, who are coming off a season where they went 92-70 but lost in the wild-card round, now have a bit of a void to fill in the outfield after trading All-Star Teoscar Hernandez to the Seattle Mariners earlier in the week. On top of Bellinger, there is another prominent outfielder they are eyeing.

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