It ended there. I know it’s early, but Lux is looking more like Andy LaRoche than Joc Pederson. Trades that should happen. The Dodgers announced that they’ve optioned Gavin Lux. You’re a fool if you think that’s an editorial. Member only chats doesn’t really move the needle. Power rankings? Lux will appear on the Los Angeles roster for the first time this season, after he was somewhat surprisingly not included on the club’s roster for its July opener. His time was set to begin. So long…. People only clutch at the “politically charged” narrative, because it’s far easier to come up with than having to face their own personal prejudices towards the issues at hand. There’s a next level? Whether conservative or liberal. You don’t get service time as the extra man for a double header. The Dodgers would need to be convinced that adding Hader to their bullpen would take them over the top, and the Brewers would need to be convinced that a return of Lux plus an extra is better than whatever the Yankees were offering. “But you take it as a compliment that you want to be wanted. Nice! They communicate every day, but four calls? - Except they did need him last year. There’s nothing to indicate that a deal is coming soon or even in discussion. A Hader-for-Lux swap is just a rumor at this point. The Dodgers have decided to option the talented youngster to their alternate training site, taking him out of consideration for the Opening Day roster. Chances are, Lux will not be out of the lineup for long. Right-hander Mitch White has been optioned to the team’s alternate training site to make roster space. YOU want to make it political when all THEY are doing is reporting facts+ quotes. You have a pair on your chests. Go for what’s proven…. Instead, throwing problems sabotaged the spring from the first ground ball hit to him. That was unusual. Join the Reviewing The Brew team! “I got blindsided.”. 2 bombs! I knew I should’ve changed my ROY pick when he got sent down. Gavin Lux Stats, Fantasy & News. Lux started the 2019 season in Double-A and only stayed for 49 games. He would baby his throws. Right-hander Mitch White has been optioned to the team’s alternate training … Get used to it. He finished stronger, but it was a disappointment overall. 9:39PM: Lux will be optioned back to the Dodgers’ taxi squad, Roberts told Gurnick (Twitter link) and other media after the game. Lux posted a .705 OPS in 82 plate appearances with the Dodgers in his age-21 season. Will Smith’s homer helps Dodgers rally past Braves in Game 5 of NLCS, avoid elimination. @dodgers Lux did miss part of Summer Camp for unexplained reasons, and while there was speculation that Lux may have been kept in the minors for service-time reasons, manager Dave Roberts explained in early August that the Dodgers didn’t “feel he’s ready right now.”, “It was a short ramp-up for Gavin and he wasn’t right mechanically,” Roberts told MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick and other media on August 5. Of course, those 28 days of service time, and the allure of an extra year of control, go a long way into this decision. They get snooty in a hurry. He was batting .212 through July. I agree let the players master their positions. Who else is sore and a bit tipsy?! Vassegh notes that it seems almost every team that has engaged in trade talks with the Dodgers have asked for Lux, no matter if it’s Betts, Lindor, or “the 30th guy on the roster.”, Big thank you to @TheRealGavinLux for dropping by ?? “He had the worst year of his career in the minor leagues,” said Jeremy Rodriguez, Lux’s manager with Great Lakes. Log in Register, MLB Trade Rumors is not affiliated with Major League Baseball, MLB or MLB.com, Clayton Kershaw Scratched From Game 2, Tony Gonsolin To Start, MLB Sends Postseason Bubble Proposal To Players Union, Qualifying Offer Value Set At $18.9 Million, KBO’s Kiwoom Heroes To Post Ha-Seong Kim This Offseason, Reds President Of Baseball Operations Dick Williams Resigns, Class Action Status Approved In Minimum Wage Case Against MLB, Rhys Hoskins Undergoes Tommy John Surgery, NL West Notes: Taylor, Padres, Myers, Giants, Luciano, Dodgers Plan To Start Walker Buehler In Game 6 Of NLCS, Braves To Start A.J. Lazy argument? It made sense to bring him up then because the rosters had expanded and the role guys weren’t performing. Kenley Jansen shows some old strikeout magic in Dodgers’ win. It is amazing what some people choose to cry about. Their bench can cover it so they run short hoping to get them back quicker. “He loves the Dodgers. Lux is also from Kenosha, WI, and would be an instant fan favorite. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. - I concur that making the whole team shuffle around from position to position also leads to some inconsistencies with the bat, because players must work at several positions besides what is their natural one. Sad that it has to happen even in a sports forum. Gavin is and has been in a good place, so his being recalled seems like a very good possibility at some point." Let them play,,. Lefty’s unite. I hate to say it but, the dodger franchise is a very cheap Franchise. Manager Dave Roberts indicated earlier this month that Lux wouldn’t be called up unless the team was ready to give him everyday playing time, and it’s possible a more regular role could emerge given the status of Justin Turner. Lux, a left-handed-hitting middle infielder, is the youngest and best player in the clubhouse. 5:45PM: The Dodgers have called up infielder Gavin Lux from their alternate training site, with Lux set to serve as the extra 29th man for Game 2 of today’s doubleheader with the Giants. “It’s not ... supposed to be like that. Could these become more than just rumblings and end in an actual trade? Designed, Developed & Maintained by glc.la. Dodgers: CBS Sports Personality Calls Out LA Bats, Says Situation is a Hot Mess, Dodgers: Don’t Blame Clayton Kershaw for Last Night’s Meltdown. Lux hit .240/.305/.400 over 82 PA with the Dodgers last season, plus an .856 OPS over 10 postseason PA. A consensus top-five prospect in baseball coming into the 2020 campaign, Lux has dominated minor league pitching since being selected 20th overall in the 2016 draft, and now aims to be the next homegrown Dodgers prospect to find stardom in the majors. A consensus top five prospect, Lux seemingly had nothing left to prove in the minors, and showed well during his September callup. The Dodgers are the best team in baseball, even though neither Lux nor Buehler will be winning those awards after slow starts. He crept onto top-100 prospect lists. But no, they again tried to “SAVE MONEY”!, or not make effective trades with some of these young players.