The Dodgers have emerged as the clear favorite for Zack Greinke, though the Rangers are not far behind. This is why we will hear rumors of Aaron Harang, Chris Capuano, Ted Lilly, and perhaps even Chad Billingsley whispered throughout the next couple of months. We know that the Dodgers are already heavily shopping Aaron Harang and Chris Capuano.
The Dodgers are looking hard to find someone to partner up with Hanley Ramirez on the left side of the infield, their top target is Cardinals infielder Skip Schumaker, tweets Danny Knobler. The approach the Dodgers seem to be taking is an All-Star at every position, tweets Jon Heyman.
Multiple sources are calling the Dodgers a darkhorse for Rafael Soriano‘s services.
The Dodgers are strongly considering adding Mark Lowe to their bullpen arsenal.
The Dodgers remain in the mix for Anibal Sanchez.
Alex Speier of WEEI.com examines the possibility of the Red Sox trading a catcher in the wake of the Mike Napoli signing, noting that the Mariners, Mets, Yankees, White Sox, and Dodgers are among the teams looking to add a backstop. This further adds to my post that A.J. Ellis‘ stock may be plummeting in Los Angeles.
The Dodgers are also heavily shopping Juan Uribe, unsurprisingly, so far there hasn’t been a lot of interest around the league.
The Dodgers’ offer to Ryu Hyun-jin “fell a tad short,” GM Ned Colletti told reporters including Dylan Hernandez . Agent Scott Boras suggested Ryu could make the jump from South Korea to Japan if the Dodgers can’t get a deal done, yeah, that has never happened, and Ryu won’t be the first. Regardless, Boras said he’s presented the Dodgers with a counter-offer and negotiations are ongoing.
There have been “zero conversations” regarding Andre Ethier being traded by the Dodgers. Those wondering, hoping, wishing, I am here to tell you, ‘Dre isn’t going anywhere. He’s one of two Dodgers that’s really good at getting on base, he’s not getting dealt, period.