3. Pitcher Tyler Anderson will not be back with the Dodgers in 2023.
The Los Angeles Dodgers struck gold after signing veteran pitcher Tyler Anderson to a one-year contract during the offseason. The left-hander put up the best numbers of his career and earned a trip to the All-Star Game this past season.
Anderson was 15-5 with a 2.47 ERA and only 34 walks in 30 appearances. The right-hander had a strikeout-rate well below the league average, but his 4.8% walk-rate will make him an attractive candidate to several teams looking to upgrade their rotation during the offseason.
Of course the Dodgers could re-sign Anderson, but LA also has Andrew Heaney and Clayton Kershaw up for free agency as well. With Bobby Miller and Ryan Pepiot likely to join the rotation in 2023, it seems unlikely that Anderson will be re-signed.
There will be no shortage of teams interested in Chase Anderson’s services. But several contenders will probably be willing to overpay for the southpaw.
The Texas Rangers spent big last offseason and may do the same again this winter. Keep an eye on the Rangers as they’ll be looking to return to the postseason in 2023 for the first time since 2016.