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Dodgers Rumors: New York Mets Scouting Left-Handed Relievers

With the bullpen woes in the 2014 postseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers new front office made a lot of changes to the bullpen. The main focus was to add depth to the bullpen, and judging by Spring Training so far, they have succeeded in doing so. One of the strengths of the Dodger bullpen this season will be left-handers, although according to ESPN LA's Mark Saxon, it is uncertain what left-handers will remai ...

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Hector Olivera Rumors: Dodgers And Padres Actively Bidding

Despite reports consistently tying them to Cuban prodigy Yoan Moncada, the Los Angeles Dodgers opted against signing the talented 19-year-old and being subject to international signing penalties. To date, their lone expected international signing is right-hander Pablo Millan Fernandez. However, the Dodgers continue to be mentioned in the Hector Olivera sweepstakes. With a decision expected soon, Jon Heyman ...

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Rumors: Korean Investors Interested In Buying Into Dodgers

UPDATE (March 14, 11:00 a.m. PT): According to Mike Ozanian of Forbes, the Dodgers were valued at $3 billion in relation to South Korean investors purchasing a stake of the team: A potential deal in which a South Korean sovereign fund would invest in the Los Angeles Dodgers places a $3 billion valuation on the Major League Baseball team, according to two sources with knowledge of the negotiation but not aut ...

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Dodgers Rumors: Second MRI Requested On Hector Olivera’s Elbow

Cleared by Major League Baseball as a free agent one week ago, Hector Olivera's name has emerged as the hottest among the group of international free agents. While there's been plenty of buzz surrounding Olivera, it was recently rumored he may require Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his right elbow. As such, the Dodgers reportedly asked for a second MRI on Olivera's elbow ...

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Rumors: Dodgers Reportedly Offer Hector Olivera Lucrative Deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers have seen a few Cuban players they had interest in sign with other teams. After the success of Yasiel Puig, the Dodgers have not gotten the same impact from their other two Cuban player signings. Erisbel Arruebarrena and Alex Guerrero still have the potential to become key players, but didn't make the same splash that Puig made in 2013. This winter, the Dodgers have been linked to ju ...

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Dodgers Willing To Pay Half Of Andre Ethier’s Salary In Deal

The outfield situation for the Los Angeles Dodgers has been an ongoing issue of sorts in terms of playing time for multiple outfielders. Last season, Don Mattingly began the year trying to juggle players before establishing a set outfield. This left veteran outfielder Andre Ethier without a starting job and he handled it well all season without complaints. Once the Dodgers lost in the postseason, Ethier mad ...

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Dodgers Rumors: Dominican Outfielder Starling Heredia Drawing Interest

The Los Angeles Dodgers decision to not go over their allotted signing bonus money for Yoan Moncada has largely been tied to the assumption they'll spend big on the next influx of Cuban talent when the 2015 international signing period opens on July 2. While that may certainly hold true, the Dodgers' projected spending spree may also include Dominican center fielder Starling Heredia. According to Kiley McDa ...

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Hector Olivera Rumors: Physicals Taken For Dodgers, Other Teams

While the Los Angeles Dodgers ultimately decided against signing Yoan Moncada, it may not be long before they corner the international free agent market. The next signing period begins July 2, but the Dodgers could make a splash before then. With Moncada now with the Boston Red Sox, Hector Olivera is in some respects the next hottest Cuban prospect available. Although he's yet to be cleared as a free agent ...

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Dodgers Rumors: Team Expected To Sign Reliever Dustin McGowan

Even with Spring Training underway, the Los Angeles Dodgers continue to make moves to improve their roster depth. On Saturday, the team signed right-hander Brandon Beachy to a one-year deal and he is expected to be ready to pitch around midseason. Andrew Friedman and Farhan Zaidi have made multiple moves this winter with depth in mind. Reclamation projects have become a new commodity with the Dodgers. Accor ...

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Yoan Moncada Rumors: Dodgers Could Offer $40 Million Bonus

Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada has been the talk of Major League Baseball in recent weeks, as the 19-year-old has been working out for many teams since being cleared by the MLB to sign with teams. Moncada's agent David Hastings is believed to be commanding a signing bonus upwards of $30 million for the teenage infielder. Moncada can play any of the infield spots, minus first base and is a switch-hitter. Althou ...

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Report: Dodgers Showing Interest In Reliever Joba Chamberlain

Just a few days from pitchers and catchers reporting, the Los Angeles Dodgers learned they would be without their hard-throwing closer, Kenley Jansen. Jansen felt discomfort in his foot after working out at Dodger Stadium and ended up undergoing surgery on his left foot to remove a growth. Once news of the injury hit, many expected the Dodgers to possibly make a move to replace the right-hander. Andrew Frie ...

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Hector Olivera Rumors: Contract May Hit $70 Million

After being relatively quiet on the trade and free agent front so far in 2015, the Los Angeles Dodgers have continuously been linked to a host of Cuban talent that would further upgrade their talented farm system. The most recognizable of these players is 19-year-old phenom Yoan Moncada. But the Dodgers have been recently linked to 29-year-old infielder Hector Olivera, who the team reportedly has 'strong in ...

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Rumors: Dodgers Interested In Cuban Infielder Andy Ibanez

With the time from when the year starts until pitchers and catchers report being a "dead zone", the rumors sure have been rampant between the Los Angeles Dodgers and a handful of Cuban players. Yoan Moncada, Hector Olivera, Jorge Hernandez and Yadier Alvarez are the biggest names the Dodgers have been linked to. Moncada and Olivera are infielders that have drawn the most interest from the team, while the ot ...

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Dodgers Rumors: Hector Olivera Drawing ‘Strong Interest’

With a Major-League roster that's been tinkered with throughout the offseason, the Los Angeles Dodgers may soon be adding to their collection of talent. They've recently been linked to multiple Cuban prospects and a report on Monday has the Dodgers still searching for another relief pitcher. Yoan Moncada is the most-talented and recognizable name among the Cuban prospects the Dodgers have been tied to, but ...

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