Bill Carey
Tuesday June 12th, 2012

The Los Angeles Dodgers are interested in acquiring Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster, according to a tweet by CBS Sports' Danny Knobler.


Dempster, a 35-year-old righthander, has been with Chicago for nine of his 15 years in the majors.

The two-time All-Star has undergone a resurgence this season. He is only 2-3 in 11 starts, but his ERA is down to 2.31. Dempster is also in the final year of his contract, making him a strong candidate to be traded. The Cubs have the second-worst record in baseball, while the Dodgers hold the league's best mark.

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