Dodgers Among Teams ‘In On’ Free Agent INF Josh Harrison

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PITTSBURGH, PA – SEPTEMBER 23: Josh Harrison #5 of the Pittsburgh Pirates acknowledges the crowd as he is removed from the game against the Milwaukee Brewers in the eighth inning at PNC Park on September 23, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Dodgers have valued versatility the past few years so it’s not too big of a surprise that they are linked to a player that can play around the infield and in the outfield.

Jon Heyman reports that the Dodgers are among the teams in on Josh Harrison. He’s spent the past eight seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Last year he slashed .250/.293/.363 with 13 doubles, eight home runs, 37 RBI and 0.3 WAR. He was an All-Star in 2017, as well as 2014.

Harrison has played second, third, shortstop, left field and right field in his career. He would join Kiké Hernandez and Chris Taylor as Dodgers that can essentially play anywhere.

Coming off a down year, Harrison may be reduced to a short-term deal, something that fits the Dodgers plans. The team would be hoping for a bounce-back season from the 31-year-old.

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Author: Vince Samperio

Vince Samperio is the creator of Chavez Ravine Fiends. He is currently the senior social media manager at Officialize and resides in San Diego. Vince was formerly a social media programmer at Bleacher Report, and the social media manager and associate editor of Dodgers Nation.

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