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Dodgers Rumors: Deal With Yadier Alvarez May Be In Place

While the Los Angeles Dodgers have slowly but steadily built depth throughout the organization through the draft, the immediate impact of recent international signings can't be understated. Hyun-jin Ryu and Yasiel Puig have been key to the Dodgers' success in recent years and Alex Guerrero is on his way to being next in line. At just 18 years old, Julio Urias is waiting in the wings and he may soon be joine ...

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Dodgers Rumors: Yadier Alvarez Drawing Continued Interest

By not exceeding their allotted spending money to sign an amateur free agent that would've come with a 100 percent penalty tax and being limited moving forward, the Los Angeles Dodgers have positioned themselves nicely once the next international signing period begins on July 2. The wealth of talent is said to include 18-year-old pitcher Yadier Alvarez. The young right-hander has been on the Dodgers' radar ...

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Rumors: Dodgers Acquire Reliever Ryan Webb From Orioles

Three games into the 2015 season and the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen has done little to shake off the bad reputation from the 2014 season. While they tossed three scoreless innings on Monday and four scoreless innings on Wednesday, they allowed six runs (four earned) on Tuesday in the Dodgers only loss. Well, it appears the front office is attempting to address that issues. According to Roch Kubatko of MASN ...

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Dodgers Rumors: Team Reportedly In Talks With Scott Baker

The search for depth appears to never end with the new Los Angeles Dodgers front office. While the team is days away from starting the 2015 season, they continue to look for ways to improve the team. They recently signed right-handed veteran Freddy Garcia to a minor-league deal, and Andrew Friedman has been quoted saying the team has been looking for starting pitching depth. It seems the Dodgers could be ad ...

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Dodgers Rumors: New York Mets Scouting Left-Handed Relievers

UPDATE (March 30, 9:50 a.m. PT): According to Ken Rostenthal of FOX Sports, the New York Mets acquired left-handed reliever Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres: Source: #Mets get their LH reliever - Alex Torres from #Padres. Return to San Diego not yet known.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 30, 2015 The trade likely brings to an end on the possibility of the Mets trading one of the Dodgers' le ...

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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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