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2016 Dodgers offseason moves

Tracking every roster move relevant to the 40-man roster for the Dodgers from the end of the 2015 season heading into 2016.

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Dodgers sign Maeda to 8-year deal

The Dodgers signed Japanese free agent right-handed pitcher Kenta Maeda to an eight-year deal worth $25 million total, with incentives that will bring the total value of the contract to $106.2 million.

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Kazmir signs 3-year, $48 million deal

The Dodgers added to their starting rotation on Dec. 30, signing left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir to a three-year contract worth $48 million, a deal that includes an opt-out clause after the 2016 season.

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Kendrick returns on 2-year, $20 million deal

The Dodgers brought back second baseman Howie Kendrick, signing the free agent to a reported two-year, $20 million contract.

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Sierra signs 6-year deal

The Dodgers signed right-handed Cuban free agent pitcher Yaisel Sierra to a six-year contract.

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Dodgers sign Utley to 1-year deal

A month after declining his $11 million club option, the Dodgers brought back second baseman Chase Utley for 2016 on a one-year deal worth a reported $7 million.

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Dodgers get Montas, Thompson, Johnson from W.Sox

The Dodgers acquire pitcher Frankie Montas, infielder Micah Johnson and outfielder Trayce Thompson from the White Sox in a three-team trade that sent Jose Peraza, Scott Schebler and Brandon Dixon to the Reds and third baseman Todd Frazier to Chicago.

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Dodgers sign Coleman to 1-year deal

The Dodgers added to their bullpen mix with a one-year contract for relief pitcher Louis Coleman.

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Dodgers sign Beachy to 1-year deal

The Dodgers brought back pitcher Brandon Beachy on a one-year deal for 2016 worth a non-guaranteed $1.5 million. He will compete in spring training for a spot in the starting rotation.

Dodgers find relief in Blanton

Old friend Joe Blanton is back with the Dodgers on a one-year deal, but this time the long-time starter will pitch in relief a role in which he thrived in 2015.

Dodgers close deal with Jansen, avoid arbitration

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen agreed to terms on a one-year contract for 2016 with the club, avoiding salary arbitration.

Turner, Dodgers avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner signed a one-year contract for 2016, avoiding salary arbitration.

Dodgers avoid arbitration with Grandal

The Dodgers avoided salary arbitration with Yasmani Grandal, signing their catcher to a one-year contract for 2016.

Dodgers ink Avilan to 1-year deal for 2016

Luis Avilan avoided salary arbitration by signing a one-year contract with the Dodgers for 2016.

Dodgers avoid arbitration with Van Slyke

Scott Van Slyke avoided salary arbitration with Scott Van Slyke, agreeing to terms on a one-year deal with the Dodgers for 2016.

Hatcher, Dodgers avoid arb with 1-year deal

The Dodgers signed Chris Hatcher to a one-year deal for 2016, avoiding salary arbitration with the relief pitcher.

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Dodgers hire Anthopoulos as VP of baseball ops

The Dodgers hired former Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos as their new vice president of baseball operations, a new position in which he will work closely with president Andrew Friedman and general manager Farhan Zaidi.

Dodgers acquire Segedin for Olson, Torreyes

The Dodgers sent a pair of players who were designated for assignment last week - Tyler Olson and Ronald Torreyes - to the Yankees in exchange for minor league corner man Rob Segedin.

Dodgers trade Wieland to Mariners for IF Mejia

The Dodgers cleared a spot on the 40-man roster on Tuesday, trading pitcher Joe Wieland to the Mariners in exchange for minor league infielder Erick Mejia.

Torreyes designated for assignment

To make room for Kenta Maeda, the Dodgers designated infielder Ronald Torreyes for assignment on Thursday. That leaves the 40-man roster rather pitching heavy, with 24 pitchers and only 16 position players at the moment.

Fields claimed off waivers by White Sox

The Dodgers lost outfielder Daniel Fields on a waiver claim to the White Sox on Thursday, eight days after he was designated for assignment to make room for Scott Kazmir on the Dodgers' 40-man roster.

Beachy back on 1-year deal

The Dodgers have signed Brandon Beachy to a one-year, $1.5 million non-guaranteed contract for 2016 plus incentives, the club announced on Wednesday.

Dodgers acquire LHP Olson from Seattle

The Dodgers traded for Tyler Olson on Friday, getting the left-handed pitcher from the Mariners for a player to be named later or cash considerations. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers designated pitcher Danny Reynolds for assignment.

Dodgers claim Fields off waivers from Brewers

The Dodgers made a second Monday waiver claim, claiming outfielder Daniel Fields off waivers from the Brewers.

Dodgers claim Reynolds off waivers from Angels

The Dodgers on Monday claimed right-handed pitcher Danny Reynolds off waivers from the Angels, bringing their 40-man roster to 37 players.

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Dodgers, Iwakuma deal dead after failed physical

Free agent starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma reportedly agreed to terms with the Dodgers for three years and $45 million, but reports of a failed physical killed the deal, and the free agent returned to Seattle on a one-year contract with two besting options.

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Dodgers trade for Aroldis Chapman dies

The Dodgers attempted to add to their bullpen in a big way, reportedly agreeing to trade two prospects to the Reds for closer Aroldis Chapman, but a report of an October domestic violence incident at Chapman's home has killed the deal.

Brown sent outright to Triple-A

The Dodgers sent relief pitcher Brooks Brown outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday, removing him from the 40-man roster.

Dodgers non-tender Nicasio, Bonilla

Rather than risk Juan Nicasio making too high a salary through arbitration this winter, the Dodgers did not tender him a contract, making Nicasio a free agent. The club also non-tendered Lisaverto Bonilla.

Dodgers ink Ellis for 2016, avoid arbitration

Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis avoided salary arbitration on Wednesday with a one-year, $4.5 million deal for 2016.

Wieland signs 1-year deal for 2016

The Dodgers avoided salary arbitration with Joe Wieland, signing the pitcher to a one-year contract for 2016.

Dodgers add Stripling, Cotton to 40-man roster

The Dodgers added some pitching to their 40-man roster on Friday, protecting Ross Stripling and Jharel Cotton from the 2015 Rule 5 draft.

Anderson accepts Dodgers qualifying offer

The Dodgers made qualifying offers last week to three of their free agents, and two declined - Zack Greinke, Howie Kendrick. While pitcher Brett Anderson accepted, and will earn $15.8 million in 2016.