February 2018 - Los Angeles Dodgers Wiretap

Dodgers Maintaining 'Open Dialogue' With Clayton Kershaw

Feb 26, 2018 8:31 AM

Clayton Kershaw can become a free agent for the first time in his career at the conclusion of this fall's World Series.

Kershaw's seven-year, $215 million contract includes an opt-clause that can be exercised after the 2018 season.

The Dodgers are already expecting Kershaw to opt out and hit the market and they've had an "open dialogue" with the left-hander regarding the situation.

Andy McCullough/L.A. Times

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

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Dodgers To Re-Sign Chase Utley

Feb 14, 2018 7:59 AM

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a two-year deal with Chase Utley.

Utley, 39, will make $1 million annually.

In 353 plate appearances last season, the infielder hit .236/.324/.405 with eight home runs.

Andy McCullough/L.A. Times

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

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Cubs Sign Yu Darvish To Six-Year, $126M Contract

Feb 10, 2018 6:11 PM

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to sign Yu Darvish to a six-year, $126 million contract.

The deal includes an opt-out clause and no-trade protection along with escalators that could push the deal to $150 million. 

This is the fourth free agent contract in excess of $100 million to be given by the Cubs, which ranks second all-time behind the Yankees (6).

In 31 combined starts last season, Darvish was 10-12 with a 3.86 ERA.

Jesse Rogers/ESPN

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

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