Dodgers sign SS Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year, $25M deal

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Dodgers GM Ned Colletti (above) says the 23-year-old defected from Cuba last fall, and has been working out in the Dominican Republic.

Dodgers GM Ned Colletti (above) says the 23-year-old defected from Cuba last fall, and has been working out in the Dominican Republic.

The contract includes a $7.5 million signing bonus. His salaries will be $1.5 million this year, $3 million in 2015, $4 million in 2016 and 2017, and $5 million in 2018.