Originally written on Dodgers Rumors  |  Last updated 11/15/14

Rumors are bursting out of the seams in Dodgertown today. Dylan Hernandez kicks off the rumor update with his latest tweet, Hernandez says that the Dodgers are out on Jimmy Rollins. This doesn't come as a surprise at all, as the rumor never made sense from the beginning. Jon Heyman adds that Alfonso Soriano is a no-go for the Dodgers. Hernandez also says, the Dodgers remain interested in Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza. Nothing really new here, as we have been hearing this for weeks.

Buster Olney and Bob Nightengale are both hearing the Dodgers remain the favorites to land Dempster. The Cubs are working hard to trade Dempster, which may happen by the end of the week. Ken Rosenthal recently heard that Dempster has the Dodgers as one of his two preferred landing spots to be traded to this summer.

The latest on the corner infield market doesn't bring a whole lot of good news. The Dodgers are having trouble in their talks to acquire Chase Headley from the Padres, tweets Dylan Hernandez. Apparently the asking price is excessive, perhaps indicating Headley won't be dealt this summer. The price could certainly drop over the next 13 days, but for now things don't look good.

Jon Heyman reported earlier today that the Philadelphia Phillies are preparing to offer impending free agent Cole Hamels a six-year $130MM deal. The Phillies are probably going to have to do better than that, because Hamels knows he can get a better deal on the open market. The Phillies are desperately trying to get Hamels under a multi-year extension before the trade deadline, but so far their efforts have come up short.

The current known list of Dodgers trade targets consists of Chase Headley, Aramis Ramirez, Cole Hamels, Bryan LaHair, Michael Cuddyer, Josh Willingham, Ryan Dempster, and Matt Garza. I broke each player down a bit more on my latest post over at Dodgers Nation.

Still no names on our mystery left-handed bullpen addition the Dodgers are desperately searching for. Will Ohman anyone? Why make a trade when you don't have to?

The Dodgers are out on Shane Victorino, Jimmy Rollins, Alfonso Soriano, and Justin Upton for now. I still think the Dodgers could turn back to the available outfielders if their attempts to acquire Headley or A-Ram don't pan out.

Despite the Dodgers struggling to get a deal done this summer, coupled with trade discussions going very slow, Dodgers chairman Mark Walter told Dylan Hernandez that the Dodgers won't pass up ways of improving their team this summer even if it means boosting payroll. "I'm not trying to save a dollar," Walter said. "I'd rather say we have a great team and maybe spend a little too much." That's a little different. What a sigh of relief. Great news for Dodger fans as the Dodgers front office approaches the deadline.


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