Dodgers Credits: Carlos Ruiz Reportedly Traded to Mariners, Scott Kazmir Stays in LA, and More

Oct 10, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) hits a two run home run during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals in game three of the 2016 NLDS playoff baseball series at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The off-season moves are finally beginning! On Sunday it was reported that Scott Kazmir decided not to opt-out of his contract, meaning he is staying in Los Angeles; however, there is always the possibility that he is traded.

In even bigger news, sources reported that the Dodgers have traded Carlos Ruiz to the Seattle Mariners. Find out who the Dodgers are getting for Chooch in the link below!

Dodgers Nation:

Blogs and Local Media:

  • Dodgers will reportedly trade Carlos Ruiz to Mariners | True Blue LA

  • Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson asks Rams for tryout | LA Times

National Media:

  • Source: Mariners get catcher Carlos Ruiz in trade with Dodgers | ESPN
  • Report: Scott Kazmir won’t exercise opt-out clause, will remain with Dodgers | CBS Sports

Written by Janice Garcia


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  1. Of course Kazmir wouldn’t opt out. That would effectively end his career. More of Friedman’s dead weight to pay next year.

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