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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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Dodgers Reportedly Still Interested In Adding A Relief Pitcher

Los Angeles Dodgers pitchers and catchers will report to Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz., on Feb. 19 and though they've added a slew of relievers, including some on Minor-League deals, the group of relief pitchers may change before, during or after Spring Training. In recent days, the Dodgers signed David Aardsma and Ramon Troncoso to Minor-League contracts with an invite to Spring Training and according ...

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Yoan Moncada Rumors: Contract May Reach $40-50 Million

While the Los Angeles Dodgers have expressed an interest in multiple Cuban prospects, Yoan Moncada is largely considered the apple of their eye, as well as the shining light for several other teams. At just 19 years old, Moncada is a switch-hitting infielder with power who is capable of playing second and third base. With his talent and the level of attention received, a furious bidding war is expected to u ...

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Rumors: Dodgers Are ‘Heavy On’ 18-Year-Old Yadier Alvarez

Rumors have been surrounding the Los Angeles Dodgers in recent days, as they are expected to be finalists for a pair of Cuban infielders. Yoan Moncada and Hector Olivera have been working out for teams in the past few weeks, and the Dodgers have been in attendance. They are expected to be in the mix for both. Also, they were linked to another Cuban in right-hander Jorge Hernandez, who is looking for a work ...

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Rumors: Dodgers May Have Interest In Cuban Jorge Hernandez

With Spring Training nearing, the Los Angeles Dodgers seemed to be set with their roster for the 2015 season. While their major-league roster could still be set, the team has been interested in a pair of Cuban infielders that could be signed before March. Teenage prospect Yoan Moncada and infielder Hector Olivera have been working out in the presence of the Dodgers, and could both sign with the team in the ...

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Dodgers Rumors: ‘Reservations’ Exist Over Signing Yoan Moncada

Labeled as a team with seemingly endless money to spend, the Los Angeles Dodgers refrained from throwing piles of money at their needs this offseason. Instead, they've paid salaries to trade players (read: Dan Haren and Matt Kemp), and cut loose Brian Wilson along with $9.5 million remaining in the final year of his deal. Rather than spend $210 million on Max Scherzer, $155 million for Jon Lester, or commit ...

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Dodgers Among Teams That Remain In Contact For Cole Hamels

While the Los Angeles Dodgers and their front office have denied the fact that they are looking for another starting pitcher. Despite their denial, they continue to be linked to an All-Star starting pitcher from the NL East. Since the All-Star break last season, the Dodgers and Cole Hamels have been a popular rumor. With a few top prospects in the organization and the ability to acquire a game-changing star ...

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Yoan Moncada Rumors: Padres Intend To Be ‘Aggressive’ In Bidding

Beginning with trades that brought Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, Justin Upton to San Diego, the Padres have dominated headlines this offseason, and been both lauded and critiqued for their handful of moves. Late Sunday night, the Padres added to their list of moves by agreeing to a four-year deal with James Shields. While Shields was the last remaining big-name pitcher available, a prized talent in Yoan Moncada has ...

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