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The Los Angeles Dodgers are rumored to be the favorite to
sign right-hander Zack Greinke, and they took the first step in that process
yesterday as they met with the free agent, reports Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports.
The Dodgers met Thursday with Zack Greinke. They're very serious about signing him, and this looks like the start of it.
— Tim Brown (@TBrownYahoo) November 30, 2012
Entering the offseason the Dodgers were just listed among
the potential suitors of Greinke, but the other LA club was considered the
frontrunner to sign him. The Angels traded Ervin Santana to the Kansas City
Royals and let Dan Haren walk in an effort to free up space to re-sign Greinke.
However, according to a recent report, the Angels are now on
the outside looking in when it comes to Greinke while the Dodgers are favored
to acquire the top-of-the-rotation starter.
Greinke’s demands could be record-setting, as his reported
$150 million asking price would give him the highest salary of any right-handed
starting pitcher. The Dodgers have shown their willing to spend money, and
according to Brown they are “very serious” about signing the free agent.
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With all the controversy going on in Los Angeles about who they will pick up in the offseason, many outlets have begun to report that they have their sights set firmly on current free agent pitcher Zack Greinke. By acquiring the talents of Greinke, the Dodgers could become viable MLB picks throughout the year. While Los Angeles certainly has the money to get Greinke going into the...
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right-hander Zack Greinke this winter, the Los Angeles Dodgers are seen as the
frontrunner for the market’s top starter, reports Jim Bowden of ESPN.
Los Angeles Dodgers are considered the front runner for Zack Greinke according to source with knowledge of the negotiations.... but NOT over
— JIM BOWDEN ...
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sign right-hander Zack Greinke, and the Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Angels have
also been tied to the free agent, the Washington Nationals could pose the “biggest
threat” to the Dodgers in the sweepstakes or the market’s top starter, reports
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
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