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Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Breaks Down How Youth Movement Worked So Well This Year

This 2023 Dodgers team is special.

Yes, they are spearheaded by the veteran leaders in Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman, Clayton Kershaw, and Max Muncy. But the team had to rely on some new faces and some young ones.

Dave Roberts talked to reporters this week about how these young players were so successful due to their willingness to learn from the veterans.

James Outman, the biggest contributor from the youth movement struggled mid-way through the year and turned to experienced players to mentor him, Jason Heyward and Mookie Betts.

“I think it’s worked because of the veteran guys in our clubhouse.