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Ourfielder Juan Rivera is close to agreeing on a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers according to baseball sources close to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times.
The deal would include a team option for 2013 adds Hernandez. Rivera was traded to the Dodgers from the Blue Jays during the All Star Break. The Dodgers only paid $200,000 for Rivera while the Blue Jays covered the reminder of his $5.25 million.
“Maybe it's the climate of Southern California,” Rivera said. “I feel comfortable here.”
Rivera hit .274/.333/.406 with 5 HR's and 46 EBI's in 219 AB's with the Dodgers in 2011. Prior to that he hit .243/.305/.360 with 6 HR's and 28 RBI's in 247 AB's with the Blue Jays.
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The news out of Los Angeles is that the Dodgers have inked outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera to a one-year guaranteed deal worth $4.5 million, with a club option for 2013. This deal is puzzling for several reasons — among them Rivera’s age, his offensive production over the last two seasons, his mediocre defense and the ramifications for other potential Dodger moves.
Ned Colletti and the Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly nearing a deal with free agent Juan Rivera. Per Ken Gurnick, it's a reported one-year deal worth $4MM with an option for the 2013 season. The deal should be finalized in the next couple days. If you are surprised, you shouldn't be, I warned you already. You shouldn't be disappointed either, because ya just...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal with outfielder Juan Rivera according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOXSports. The deal is pending physical adds Morosi.
A couple of days ago, we learned that both parts were close to an agreement. Rivera was traded to the Dodgers from the Blue Jays during the All Star Break. The Dodgers only paid $200,000 for Rivera while...
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Juan Rivera agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal on Thursday.
The contract is pending a physical, according to FOXSports.com.
Rivera batted .273 with five homers and 46 RBIs after being acquired by the Dodgers in July. The moved helped Los Angeles post a 45-28 mark over its last 73 games.
The 33-year-old Rivera finished the season with a .258...
The Dodgers have re-signed 33-year old righty swinging outfielder Juan Rivera to a 1-year, $4.5 million dollar deal. Rivera played in 62 games for the Dodgers last year and he was 60 for 219 (.274 avg, .740 OPS) with 24 runs scored, 5 homers, 46 RBIs and 2 stolen bases. He played in 132 games overall last year for the Dodgers & Blue Jays and he was 120 for 466 (.258 avg, .701...
The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced that they signed Juan Rivera to a one-year contract. The deal is pending a physical.
The outfielder will be paid $4 million in 2012 and he has a $4 million club option for 2013 with a $500,000 buyout.
The 33-year-old hit .258/.319/.382 in 132 games between the Dodgers and the Toronto Blue Jays this season.
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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that they have signed outfielder Juan Rivera to a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti.
Juan proved to be a valuable addition to our lineup last season both in terms of his versatility and run production, said Colletti. He is capable of playing three positions and his production against...
The Dodgers are close to an agreement with outfielder-first baseman Juan Rivera on a one-year contract with a club option for 2013, according to a source who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Juan Rivera has agreed to a deal to stay with the Los Angeles Dodgers pending a physical, according to a baseball source.
The Dodgers officially announced on Thursday the re-signing of free-agent outfielder Juan Rivera, who will receive a one-year deal plus a 2013 option for a guaranteed $4.5 million.
Team officials, players and even player agents have questions but few answers on how the franchise will be affected in the weeks to come, including the signing of free agents.The Dodgers added two minor league players to their 40-man roster on Wednesday. They were still expecting to complete their one-year deal with Juan Rivera on Thursday and continued to monitor the free-agent market.