The Los Angeles Dodgers have been in first place in the NL West for most of the season, but are still looking for that missing piece at the trade deadline to help them make the postseason. Here are three rumors you need to know:
Dodgers have intensified their quest for more pitching
Los Angeles is look to add some more pitching at the trade deadline, but that desire has become a need after Carlos Frias' injury.
Via MLB Trade Rumors:
Los Angeles could add multiple starters
The Dodgers would like to add relief pitching, but their biggest need is for starting pitching. According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, LA could land "multiple starters" at the deadline:
Dodgers acquire two minor leaguers from Braves
The Dodgers announced that they have acquired two minor leaguers ,outfielder Jordan Paroubeck and right-handed pitcher Caleb Dirks, from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for an international bonus slot that is worth $249K.
Paroubeck hit .286/.346/.457 in 157 plate appearances with the Padres’ Rookie-league affiliate last year, while Dirks has amassed a 1.53 ERA in 59 pro innings, averaging 10.1 K/9 and 4.1 BB/9 in that small sample.Back to the Los Angeles Dodgers Newsfeed