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NL West: Managerial openings for days

Check out what’s going on in the National League West.

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Indians David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

The Dodgers have their work cut out for them in poetic fashion: to bring back Justin Turner, or not to bring back Justin Turner?

Not only is Turner a fan favorite, but he boasts a pretty fair slash line of .275/.339/.493, not to mention was tied for the team’s home run (27) and RBI leader (90). He’d be a great guy for the Dodgers to keep around...that is, if they cut the right check.

Turner’s free agent market is nearly limitless, so let’s take a look at some deals that we could watch pan out this offseason.

Here’s what else is happening around the National League West.

Earlier this month, Yoenis Cespedes announced that he would be opting out of his contract with the New York Mets. So what looks like a good landing spot for the young outfielder? The baseball vultures in San Francisco, duh. In other news Grant Brisbee likes to break little baseball hearts across the country, pass it on.

The Diamondbacks have had a huge shift in their front office over the past month. With Mike Hazen holding the reigns now, a new manager must be chosen. Check out who the top candidates are and cast your vote for who you’d like to see as Arizona’s next skipper.

You need a manager, and you need a manager! Everyone needs a manager and nothing is easy!
Are you confused about the Rockies managerial search as well? Same. Just read this, it’ll make everything better. It also makes a good point on the place of supernatural entities in the baseball world.

With a myriad of trades and transactions about to ascend upon us, let’s keep fleshing out these hypotheticals. What if the Padres traded Justin Upton to the Mets?

“1) Trade is Justin Upton & Cash to the Mets for RHP Michael Fulmer, RHP Gabriel Ynoa & RHP Rafael Montero,

One of the biggest hang ups was in the Padres asking for a top prospect from the Mets. Fulmer was a key component of the trade but the Mets refused to take on any cash and give up a top prospect. I split the difference by sending the Mets some cash and the Padres get three top 30 prospects. Fulmer obviously who is just about ready to start, Ynoa who is sent to AA to work on his breaking ball, and a AAA pitcher with good stuff that was hit hard and lost some of his shine, Rafael Montero.”