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Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti met Wednesday with the agent for pitcher Aaron Harang, one of the free agents the Dodgers are considering as a replacement in the rotation for Hiroki Kuroda.

Dodgers interested in Aaron Harang?

The Dodgers reportedly are interested in free agent pitcher Aaron Harang whose 2012 mutual option was declined by the Padres.

Halo Headlines: CJ Wilson Coming For A Visit, Hiroki Kuroda is Plan B, Callaspo Cleared in Paternity Lawsuit

The November 18th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including C.J. Wilson is coming for a visit to the Angels, Hiroki Kuroda is the fallback option, Callaspo is cleared in a paternity test and much ...

D-backs GM Towers shows interest in Kuroda

The D-backs made a run at Hiroki Kuroda when he came to the Majors five years ago, and now that the Japanese right-hander is considering a farewell season, Arizona is after him again.

Ellis In; Kuroda Needs Convincing

The Dodgers may have been given the Heisman by Ryan Doumit (is Mr. Misty Mays next?), but Ned Colletti has signed second baseman Mark Ellis to a two-year, $8.75 million contract that includes a team option for 2014. "Ellis, 34, hit .248/.288/.346 in 519 plate appearances for the Athletics and Rockies this year," MLBTR tells us. Meanwhile, Ken Gurnick at brings...

Colletti not sure if Kuroda in Dodgers picture

Los Angeles Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said Friday that he didn't know if it was going to be possible for the club to re-sign right-handed pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.

Free Agency News: Kuroda, Pujols, Wilson and Buehrle

Here is the latest free agency news around the league: -Despite the fact the Dodgers still have resigning Hiroki Kuroda as their top priority, Ken Gurnick of is reporting that the Dodgers are covering their bases incase they are not able to resign him. Gurnick points out that the Dodgers appear interested in Aaron Harang if they are not able to resign Kuroda, while Chris...

Dodgers looking to pickup Matt Treanor, plus other tidbits

Well, we knew Ned Colletti wouldn't go into the season with A.J. Ellis and Tim Federowicz as the team's only catchers, so he's decided to pursue veteran Matt Treanor.Yet, I can't understand why.The guy is the textbook definition of an all-glove, no-bat catcher, and I'm not sure his glove is even that good.Treanor is a career .225/.315/.307 hitter. He's...

Colletti quiets notion of big bat addition

With franchise slugger Matt Kemp on the verge of being locked up long term and just-signed free agent Mark Ellis officially the new starting second baseman, general manager Ned Colletti on Tuesday said the Dodgers offense is pretty well set, with no Prince Fielder addition expected.

Thursday Notes

"The cartoon bird is back." Cartoon bird returns as O's unveil new uniforms ( Congratulations to Kirk Gibson, NL Manager of the Year. Maddon, Gibson named 2011's top skippers ( Aaron Harang, Jerry Hairston Jr., Chris Capuano, Jeff Francis. Are you ready for some role players? Dodgers meet with Harang, but Kuroda a priority ( ...

Dodgers not likely to add big bat in off-season

General Manager Ned Colletti says the team probably won't make a run at top-line free agents such as Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder. The Dodgers expect to reduce payroll next season.The notion that the Dodgers had entered a new big-money era was dispelled Tuesday when General Manager Ned Colletti acknowledged the team was unlikely to make a run at top-line free agents such...

Jerry Dipoto, Ned Colletti seemingly in different places

Angels General Manager Dipoto has several off-season possibilities and more wiggle room to operate than Dodgers General Manager Colletti, who has a limited budget and already has made big deals.Angels General Manager Dipoto has several off-season possibilities and more wiggle room to operate than Dodgers General Manager Colletti, who has a limited budget and already has made big deals.

Dodgers evaluating 'small group' of hurlers

Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti left the General Managers Meetings on Thursday, heading home for the imminent announcement of Matt Kemp's contract extension and to continue his search for a starting pitcher.

Kemp, Dodgers Closing In On Eight Year Deal

Ken Gurnick is reporting that the Dodgers are closing in on a franchise record eight-year, $160MM deal. The deal is expected to be made official after Kemp passes a physical. The deal is said to include a full no-trade clause, which could theoretically keep Kemp in Dodger blue until he is 34. That means the Dodgers are essentially buying out all of his prime years. More...

Dodgers not expected to make run at Prince Fielder, Albert Pujols

General Manager Ned Colletti says Tuesday the possibility of adding a big bat this winter 'looks less realistic.'
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