This offseason the Dodgers have yet to make any kind of signing that would make headlines. Instead, they have made smaller moves that have lead to some reunions with former players who wore the Dodger blue. Brandon Morrow and Brock Stewart were both recently signed after spending time with other organizations. The Dodgers are continuing the trend during this holiday season by presumably signing Tim Federowicz.
No deal has yet been made public, but Tim needed no such thing to announce his excitement to return to LA via Twitter.
I’m back in Dodger blue! So excited to be back with the team that first gave me chance to reach my dream of playing in the MLB. Year 14 and counting.
— Tim Federowicz (@FedX19) December 16, 2020
The deal between Federowicz and the organization is likely a minor league deal with an invitation to Spring Training. The 14-year veteran made his debut with the Dodgers all the way back in 2011. He’s never been a threat with the bat as you can see by his career .192 batting average but was more of a solid defensive catcher who could handle the staff.
After his time with the Dodgers, Federowicz spent time with the Cubs, Giants, Astros, Reds, and Rangers. While he may not see any action with the big league squad due to the presence of Will Smith and Austin Barnes, his signing adds depth to the organization in case of an emergency. He’ll also be competing with No. 2 prospect Keibert Ruiz who is still trying to secure a future spot on the 26-man roster. No matter what the future 2021 season holds for him, welcome home Tim!