Found November 07, 2012 on PRO Rumors:
The Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in just about every free agent this offseason, as they have bags of cash stacked up waiting to be spent. The latest name to surface is Anibal Sanchez, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports. The Dodgers have been linked to Zack Greinke and Hiroki Kuroda, as they look to probably add one free agent arm to the mix of Aaron Harang, Chris Capuano, Josh Beckett, Chad Billingsley, Ted Lilly  and Clayton Kershaw. Either Harang or Capuano could be traded, but Billingsley and Lilly are both question marks with injuries. Lilly is recovering from surgery while Bills is attempting to avoid Tommy John surgery. Sanchez will be in high demand after a great postseason for the Tigers. For the season, Sanchez went 9-13 with a 3.86 ERA, 7.7 K/9 and 1.267 WHIP.
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