Los Angeles Dodgers Wiretap

Report: Moncada Works Out For Dodgers

Jan 26, 2015 4:25 PM

Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada worked out for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday morning, according to a report.

The Dodgers "remain a significant threat because of deep pockets," per Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports.

Moncada previously worked out for the Milwaukee Brewers, Texas Rangers, San Francisco Giants, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and San Diego Padres.

Alden Gonzalez/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Marlins Haven't Reached Offers For Haren

Jan 21, 2015 4:33 PM

The Miami Marlins haven't received any trade inquires regarding Dan Haren.

Haren has stated his preference to pitch on the West Coast, but told the Marlins he will report to Spring Training even if a trade isn't worked out.

Barry Jackson/Miami Herald

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Bedard Signs Minor League Deal With Dodgers

Jan 19, 2015 8:41 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Erik Bedard to a Minor League contract.

The 35-year-old pitched 75 2/3 innings for the Tampa Bay Rays in 2014, posting a 4.76 ERA, 7.6 K/9 and 3.4 BB/9 before he was released in August.

Ken Gurnick/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Dodgers To 'Be Players' For Yoan Moncada

Jan 15, 2015 8:45 AM

Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi has confirmed the team is very interested in Cuban free-agent infielder Yoan Moncada.

"Moncada, we've scouted extensively. We have the checkbook. Young elite talent in baseball is the most valuable asset to have. To the extent that our evaluation of him matches or exceeds where the market goes, we'll definitely be players for him," Zaidi told MLB Network Radio.

Moncada, 19, is expected to fetch a signing bonus that could reach $30 million.

Ken Gurnick/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Ogando Drawing Interest From Red Sox, Dodgers

Jan 14, 2015 8:18 AM

The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers have been "aggressive" in pursuit of Alexi Ogando, according to Peter Gammons.

Ogando has a troubled injury history, but reportedly impressed scouts at a workout last week. The workout was attended by approximately two dozen teams.

Peter Gammons

Tags: Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Dodgers Turning Attention Toward Yoan Moncada

Jan 14, 2015 8:07 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly turning their attention toward Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada after missing out on right-hander Yoan Lopez.

Lopez decided to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks despite being "aggressively pursued" by the Dodgers.

Moncada hasn't been cleared by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control, but the 19-year-old has plans to hold seven private workouts this month with undisclosed teams.

Jesse Sanchez/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Dodgers, A.J. Ellis Agree To $4.25M Deal

Jan 14, 2015 7:45 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers and A.J. Ellis have agreed to a one-year, $4.25 million deal, a $700,000 raise.

Ellis, who played in 93 games, hit a career-low .191 last season. He spent time on the disabled list because of knee surgery and an ankle injury.

Associated Press

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Yoan Lopez Likely Headed For Record Contract

Jan 12, 2015 4:47 PM

Cuban right-handed pitching prospect Yoan Lopez could be in line for a record-setting contract as Major League clubs court him.

The 21-year-old starter is currently weighing offers and appears in line to break the $8 million bonus record for an international amateur set by Angels infielder Roberto Baldoquin, according to a source.

The Los Angeles Dodgers, Arizona Diamondbacks, San Diego Padres and New York Yankees are among the teams to express strong interest in the pitcher, who was cleared by the United States government last week.

Jesse Sanchez/MLB

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Mattingly: Dodgers 'More Of A Team' After Turnover

Jan 9, 2015 8:36 AM

New management has turned over half the roster and Don Mattingly says the Los Angeles Dodgers are now "more of a team."

Mattingly was consulted on every move and agrees with Stan Kasten and Andrew Friedman that the club will function better in 2015 and beyond.

"I just feel it's more of a team," he said. "The club last year won 94 games. We were a little crazy, but that's who we were. Nothing wrong with that. But I think the pieces will fit together better [in 2015]."

Ken Gurnick/MLB

Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Misc Rumor

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Rollins Would Only Have Waived No-Trade Clause For Dodgers

Jan 8, 2015 8:45 AM

Jimmy Rollins discussed his move from Philadelphia to Los Angeles on Tuesday, noting that the Dodgers were the only club he would have allowed the Phillies to trade him to this offseason.

"There was only one place I wanted to go if I left Philadelphia and that was Los Angeles -- a place that has history, a place that wants to win, and I wanted to be a part of something special and somehow have an impact on that," Rollins said. "It wasn't happening in Philly at the moment, so I'm not surprised. I'm just glad it happened."


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Tags: Los Angeles Dodgers, Misc Rumor

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Orioles, Dodgers Have Engaged In Talks On Ethier
The Orioles are looking for a left-handed hitting outfielder and have discussed Andre Ethier with the Dodgers, according to a source.

Roch Kubatko/MASN

Orioles, Dodgers Have Discussed Ethier Trade
According to reports, the Orioles and Dodgers have had trade talks involving outfielder Andre Ethier.


Dodgers Claim They Won't Add Another Ace
The Dodgers have $88 million committed to six starters next season, including Dan Haren, who will pitch for another team.

Bill Shaikin/Los Angeles Times

Dodgers, Sergio Santos Reach Contract
Santos has struggled over the past three seasons due largely to injury issues.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Hiroki Kuroda Is Returning To Japan
Hiroki Kuroda will pitch for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, his first professional team.


Haren 'Holding Out Hope' For Trade To Southern California
Dan Haren, who was traded to the Marlins along with Dee Gordon, has a decision to make regarding his future.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Report: Dodgers Owe More Tax Than Yankees
The Dodgers owe more than $26.6 million in luxury tax.

Associated Press

Report: Padres, Phillies Discussing Trade For Hamels
The Boston Globe reported last week the Padres, Cubs, Red Sox, Dodgers, and Rangers were interested in Cole Hamels.


Dodgers, Padres Finalize Kemp Trade
Matt Kemp has joined the Padres after the club finalized a five-player trade with the Dodgers on Thursday night.

Associated Press

Sources: Rollins Trade Still In Play Despite Kemp Snag
If Matt Kemp doesn't head to the Padres, Philadelphia would have to agree on different compensation.

Jim Salisbury/CSN Philly

Kemp's Hip Put Dodgers-Padres Trade On Hold
The trade between the Dodgers and Padres centered around Matt Kemp is currently on hold while the Padres review the outfielder's medical records, according to a source.

Mark Saxon/ESPN

Dodgers Expect Kemp Trade With Padres To Be Completed
The Dodgers have heard anything to indicate that their trade with the Padres involving Matt Kemp is in jeopardy of not being completed.

Bill Shaikin/Los Angeles Times

Dodgers Shopping Brandon League
The Dodgers are looking to trade Brandon League and are willing to pick up "almost half" of the $7.5 million he is owed in 2015.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Dodgers To Sign Brett Anderson
Buster Olney of ESPN reports that Anderson can earn an additional $4 million through incentives.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Source: Kemp Informed Of Trade To Padres
"It's done," said a source.

Dylan Hernandez/Los Angeles Times

Sources: McCarthy, Dodgers Reach $48M Deal
McCarthy, 31, split the 2014 season between the Yankees and Diamondbacks.


Sources: Dodgers, Padres Agree To Kemp Trade
The trade would send Matt Kemp and catcher Tim Federowicz to San Diego in exchange for catcher Yasmani Grandal and a pair of pitching prospects.

Kirk Kenney & Dennis Lin/San Diego Union-Tribune

Dodgers Deal For Kendrick From Angels
The Dodgers have traded pitcher Andrew Heaney to the Angels for second baseman Howie Kendrick.


Padres, Dodgers Working On Kemp Blockbuster
San Diego's Yasmani Grandal would be the centerpiece of a trade if it is worked out.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Dodgers, Marlins Agree To Gordon, Heaney Trade
The two teams have discussed the trade for most of Wednesday.

Andy Martino/New York Daily News