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MLB Injury News:
Even with six veteran starting pitchers under contract for
the 2013 season, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for another arm,
reports Jayson Stark of ESPN. He notes that the team is considering free agent
right-handers Zack Greinke, Hiroki Kuroda and Anibal Sanchez.
Even w/ 6 veteran starters under contract, #Dodgers want to add another. Besides Greinke & Kuroda, hearing Anibal Sanchez also on their list
— Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) November 6, 2012
The six pitchers Los Angeles has under contract include
Clayton Kershaw, Chad Billingsley, Ted Lilly, Chris Capuano, Josh Beckett and
Aaron Harang. The health of Lilly and Billingsley for the start of next season
is in question, and the team is reportedly expected to trade at least one
starting pitcher this winter.
Greinke and Sanchez are younger players that would require a
longer commitment. Kuroda, a former Dodger, on the other hand, may be willing
to accept a one- or two-year contract depending on how much longer he wants to
pitch. All three arms are at or near the top of this winter’s starting pitcher
market, so the Dodgers are clearly aiming high in their pursuit of an
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