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2014 Dodgers offseason moves

Dodgers find buyer for Sellers

The Dodgers traded infielder Justin Sellers to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday for cash considerations. Sellers was designated for assignment by the Dodgers on Feb. 22 to make room for infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena.

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Arruebarrena signs 5-year, $25 million deal

The 23-year-old Cuban infielder signed a five-year contract worth a reported $25 million.

Chris Capuano signs with Red Sox

Chris Capuano, the left-handed pitcher who pitched in 2012-2013 with the Dodgers, agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Red Sox on Thursday, per multiple reports, worth $2.25 million and potentially up to $5 million.

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Kenley Jansen avoids arbitration with 1-year deal

The Dodgers closer went through the salary arbitration process for the first time in his career, and settled for a one-year contract at $4.3 million, $25,000 above the midpoint of exchanged salary figures.

Dodgers sign Paul Maholm to 1-year deal

Left-handed starting pitcher Paul Maholm can earn up to $6.5 million if he reaches all his incentives. Scott Elbert was placed on the 60-day disabled list to make room on the 40-man roster.

Carlos Marmol signs with Marlins

Free agent Carlos Marmol was one of a franchise-record 27 Dodgers to throw a pitch for the team in 2013. He reportedly has a one-year deal to join the Marlins, worth $1.25 million plus incentives.

Michael Young retires

Despite an offer on the table from the Dodgers, infielder Michael Young decided to retire from baseball.

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Dodgers avoid arbitration with A.J. Ellis

The Dodgers signed catcher A.J. Ellis to a one-year, $3.55 million contract, plus up to $150,000 in bonuses, avoiding salary arbitration. Ellis filed for a salary of $4.6 million in 2014, while the Dodgers countered at $3 million.

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Clayton Kershaw signs 7-year contract

Clayton Kershaw would have been eligible for free agency after the 2014 season, but instead agreed to a seven-year contract extension with the Dodgers worth a reported $215 million, the largest contract ever signed by a pitcher.

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Don Mattingly signs extension through 2016

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly had his 2014 option vest when the Dodgers made the NLCS in 2013. In January, the club replaced that one-year deal with a new three-year contract extension through 2016.

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Jamey Wright signs one-year deal with Dodgers

The Dodgers brought back the 39-year-old relief pitcher, who pitched for the Dodgers in 2012, on a one-year contract, the first time he will head into spring training on a 40-man roster since 2005.

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Dodgers sign Chris Perez to one-year deal

The Dodgers added former Indians closer Chris Perez on a one-year deal to join the bullpen.

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Dodgers re-sign J.P. Howell

Left-handed reliever J.P. Howell will return to the Dodgers on a reported two-year contract with a vesting option in 2016.

Mark Ellis to join Cardinals

Second baseman Mark Ellis is the sixth Dodgers free agent this offseason to find a new home, reportedly agreeing to terms with the Cardinals on a one-year contract.

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Dodgers sign Juan Uribe for 2 years, $15 million

The Dodgers retained free agent third baseman Juan Uribe with a two-year, $15 million contract.

Dodgers acquire Seth Rosin in Rule 5 draft trade

The Dodgers acquired right-handed pitcher Seth Rosin from the Mets, who was selected in the Rule 5 draft from the Phillies on Thursday. Rosin has 273 strikeouts in 295 innings in four minor league seasons.

Pirates sign Edinson Volquez

The 30-year-old right-hander somehow turned a 5.71 ERA in pitcher-friendly parks in a down year for offense into $5 million. Welcome to the new frontier.

Hairston retires, to join TV crew

The utility man had a 16-year major league career with nine different teams, including his final two seasons with the Dodgers. He has retired and will reportedly join the Dodgers television broadcast team in 2014, as a pre- and post-game analyst.

Ronald Belisario signs with White Sox

The former Dodgers reliever, non-tendered by the Dodgers on Monday, took little time to find a new home.

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Brian Wilson re-signs with Dodgers

Wilson allowed one run in 24 appearances with the Dodgers in 2013, including the playoffs, with 21 strikeouts.

Ronald Belisario non-tendered

The Dodgers did not tender a contract on Monday to relief pitcher Ronald Belisario, making him a free agent. Belisario had a 3.29 ERA with the Dodgers in four seasons, over five years, with 220 strikeouts and 105 walks in 265 innings.

Dodgers sign Butera, Elbert to 2014 deals

The Dodgers on Friday agreed to contracts with three of their seven players eligible for salary arbitration in 2014.

Dodgers avoid arbitration with Mike Baxter

The Dodgers claimed Baxter off waivers from the Mets on Oct. 17. His contract avoids salary arbitration

Nolasco signs with Twins

The right-hander, who was 8-3 with a 3.52 ERA, signed a four-year contract with the Twins.

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Dodgers sign Dan Haren

The Dodgers have signed 33-year-old right-handed starting pitcher Dan Haren to a one-year deal worth $10 million, plus a vesting option for 2015.

Dodgers add Baez, Yimi, Martin to 40-man roster

The Dodgers now have 34 players on their 40-man roster with the addition of three pitchers on Wednesday.

Rangers claim Shawn Tolleson off waivers

Shawn Tolleson walked both batters he faced in his only game in 2013, after a 4.30 ERA in 2012. He missed nearly all of 2013 after back surgery.

Schumaker signs for 2 years, $5m in Cincinnati

Pending a physical, former Dodgers infielder/outfielder Skip Schumaker will return to the National League Central, where he spent eight of his nine MLB seasons. Schumaker reportedly agreed to a two-year, $5 million deal with the Reds

Nick Punto signs with A's

Versatile free agent infielder and now former Dodger Nick Punto has signed with the A's for $3 million, a contract that includes a vesting option for 2015.

Elian Herrera claimed off waivers by Brewers

Herrera hit .282/.367/.370 in 108 games with Triple-A Albuquerque in 2013, and was 2-for-8 in four games with the Dodgers. The Dodgers now have 32 players on the 40-man roster.

Dodgers decline 2014 options of Capuano, Ellis

With the options for Ellis and Capuano declined, coupled with 10 free agents now gone, the Dodgers have 33 players on the 40-man roster.

Uribe, Nolasco among 10 Dodgers free agents

The morning after the World Series, Juan Uribe, Ricky Nolasco and eight other Dodgers became free agents. After losing 10 free agents, the Dodgers have 35 players on the 40-man roster.