Stan Kasten: Dodgers Will Be Active At MLB Trade Deadline

When it comes to the trade deadline, the Los Angeles Dodgers have been staying pretty quiet over the past few seasons. But with the new ownership group in place and already making a splash by signing 21-year old Cuban defector Yasiel Puig to a $42 million contract, the Boys in Blue are ready to do more than just observe at this year's trade deadline, according to team President Stan Kasten:

"I promise you we'll explore everything. Look, as candid as we can be, we're the Dodgers. We're supposed to be big. We intend to be big. Will we look at big things? You bet."

When asked about the lack of top-quality players in their farm system, a key to making trade deadline acquisitions, Kasten was not too worried, knowing that he can put up cash where other teams put up a body:

"I wish we were deeper in that regard," Kasten said. "But if the resources involve money, we'll be very flexible."

As the Dodgers look to remain in contention, they could be one of the most active teams at the deadline this summer. Lord (and Stan Kasten) knows they have the money to do so.

For more on the Los Angeles Dodgers, make sure to check out True Blue LA.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.