The Giants and Dodgers have bad blood that spans two coasts and over a century, and it's not getting any better.
Two of the fiercest rivals in sports are about to be locked in a battle in the boardroom: San Francisco is attempting to poach general manager Farhan Zaidi from its Los Angeles counterpart.
An official with another @MLB club tells me #SFGiants are prepared to offer a position to Farhan Zaidi. It is unclear where process stands, or if Zaidi will accept. Neither the Giants nor Zaidi are commenting. @MLBNetwork— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 5, 2018
While we have no idea whether Zaidi would actually go through with a trip up the 101, the fact it's even a consideration is bound to stir up some drama between these rivals. It also casts a dark cloud over the partnership between Zaidi and Dodgers VP Andrew Friedman, as the duo has been running the show together in LA over the past couple years.
Just the other day they made the decision together to bring back manager Dave Roberts.
The Dodgers expect to re-sign manager Dave Roberts and bring back his entire coaching staff, Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi said.— Pedro Moura (@pedromoura) November 1, 2018
Why would you leave a team that's won back-to-back pennants and a working partnership you trust to join their arch rivals who are clearly on the decline?
Keep an eye on this story, but it seems highlight unlikely that Zaidi would leave his very favorable situation with the Do