Found November 05, 2011 on Feelin' Kinda Blue:
The Dodgers, believe it or not, could be in the market for a starting pitcher this off-season. It depends on two things: whether Hiroki Kuroda re-signs and if they don't want to rely on Nathan Eovaldi to be the team's fifth starter. With Rubby De La Rosa likely out for the majority of the season, a veteran could be brought in to keep Eovaldi's innings down -- if he even wins the job out of Spring Training.They could also be interested in a bullpen arm -- so says Ned Colletti. The only bullpen arm (barring any trades) the Dodgers should even consider going after is another lefty. With Hong-Chih Kuo unlikely to return (mental, elbow), Scott Elbert is the Dodgers' only left-handed reliever.StartersWho the Dodgers have under contract: Chad Billingsley, John Ely, Nathan Eovaldi, Clayton Kershaw, Ted LillyAvailable free agentsErik BedardYu DarvishAaron HarangEdwin JacksonPaul MaholmRoy OswaltC.J. WilsonThe list is a bit longer than one might expect a team...
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  • They will sign Karuda-I would trade Bills for Monetro in New York and also sign Aramis from the cubs--Add those two and with Sands for a full year the Dodgers would be pretty good---Maybe go after another pitcher also


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