In a season that saw the Los Angeles Dodgers make their exit, questions about the team’s future are already swirling. One of the most pressing concerns revolves around their pitching staff, which is expected to undergo significant changes due to a slew of players entering free agency.
Shelby Miller, who joined the Dodgers on a one-year deal last offseason, is now at the center of attention. Miller entered the season with the hope of performing well enough to secure a more lucrative contract, and that’s precisely what he achieved.
Despite battling through a couple of stints on the injured list, Miller managed to post some of the best statistics of his career. His remarkable performance has garnered the interest of several teams as he heads into free agency.
According to the Orange County Register’s J.P. Hoornstra, Miller is poised to be a highly sought-after commodity for teams looking to bolster their bullpen during the upcoming offseason.
- Shelby Miller, who signed a one-year deal with the Dodgers last offseason, exceeded expectations with a standout performance this year.
- Despite a few injury setbacks, Miller delivered some of the best stats of his career.
- Multiple teams are expected to vie for Miller’s services in the offseason as he enters free agency.
While Miller may not have held the title of the Dodgers’ most crucial pitcher this season, his newfound status as a potential key asset for other teams in the offseason is undeniable. It remains to be seen whether the Dodgers will place a high enough value on Miller to offer him a new contract or if they will opt to let him test the market and potentially earn a more substantial payday elsewhere.
“Miller was quietly excellent (36 games, 1.71 ERA, .905 WHIP) in a season interrupted by injury. The Dodgers would love him to repeat that effort in 2024, but he’ll have plenty of suitors eager to give him a raise on his $1.5 million base salary.”
As the Dodgers regroup and strategize for the upcoming season, the fate of Shelby Miller looms large. Will he continue to don Dodger blue, or will he embark on a new journey in pursuit of a more lucrative deal? Only time will reveal the answer to this offseason’s intriguing question.
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