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Dodgers offseason roster moves 2017-2018

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Every transaction from the end of the 2017 season through the start of spring training in 2018

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Keep track of every transaction by the Dodgers this offseason, every move that involves the Dodgers’ 40-man roster from the end of the 2017 season through the beginning of spring training in 2018. This will be updated throughout the offseason.

Current 40-man roster count: 40

Click on the date of each transaction for more detailed information.

Nov. 2: Pitchers Yu Darvish, Brandon Morrow and Tony Watson, second baseman Chase Utley, and outfielders Curtis Granderson and Franklin Gutierrez all became free agents.

Nov. 5: The Dodgers declined the $17.5 million 2018 club option for Andre Ethier, instead paying him a $2.5 million buyout.

Nov. 6: The Dodgers exercised the $9 million 2018 club option for Logan Forsythe. First baseman/outfielder O’Koyea Dickson was sent outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Nov. 20: Pitchers Dennis Santana and Trevor Oaks were added to the 40-man roster.

Nov. 20: Pitcher Grant Dayton was claimed off waivers by the Braves. Pitcher Josh Ravin was designated for assignment, then traded to the Braves for cash considerations.

Dec. 1: Pitcher Yimi Garcia signed a 1-year, $630,000 deal, avoiding salary arbitration.

Dec. 16: The Dodgers traded Adrian Gonzalez, Scott Kazmir, Brandon McCarthy, Charlie Culberson and a reported $4.5 million to the Braves for Matt Kemp.

Dec. 20: Free agent pitcher Tom Koehler signed a 1-year, $2 million contract.

Dec. 22: Left-handed pitcher Henry Owens was claimed off waivers from the Diamondbacks.

Jan. 2: Right-handed pitcher Dylan Baker was acquired from the Brewers for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Jan. 4: Acquired left-handed pitcher Scott Alexander from the Royals and minor league infielder Jake Peter from the White Sox in exchange for Luis Avilan and $2 million (to Chicago), Trevor Oaks and Erick Mejia (both to Kansas City). The White Sox also received Joakim Soria and $1 million from the Royals in the deal.

Jan. 11: Catcher Yasmani Grandal avoided salary arbitration with a 1-year, $7.9 million contract.

Jan. 11: Pitcher Pedro Baez avoided salary arbitration with a 1-year, $1.5 million deal.

Jan. 12: Pitcher Josh Fields avoided salary arbitration with a 1-year, $2.2 million deal.

Jan. 12: Outfielder/infielder Kiké Hernandez agreed to a 1-year, $1.6 million deal, avoiding salary arbitration.

Jan. 12: Pitcher Tony Cingrani avoided salary arbitration with a 1-year, $2.3 million deal.

Jan. 12: Pitcher Alex Wood signed a 1-year, $6 million deal, avoiding salary arbitration.

Jan. 12: Outfielder Joc Pederson avoided arbitration with a 1-year, $2.6 million deal.

Feb. 17: Second baseman Chase Utley signed a 2-year, $2 million deal.

Feb. 23: Claimed right-handed pitcher J.T. Chargois off waivers from the Twins. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Julio Urias was placed on the 60-day disabled list.