MLB Rumors: Dodgers Monitoring Market for Trevor Bauer


The Los Angeles Dodgers are monitoring the market for right-handed pitcher Trevor Bauer and could be an interested party depending on the price, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

The Dodgers remain focused on a right-handed infielder but Bauer remains a possibility for L.A. depending on the broader market.

Bauer won the NL Cy Young award last season in his first full season with the Reds. He finished the year with a 1.73 ERA in 11 starts, going 5–4 in 73 innings.

MLB Network's Jon Heyman previously reported that Bauer is looking to set the average annual value record for pitchers. That currently belongs to Gerrit Cole at $36 million. 

The World Series champion Dodgers have a pitching rotation currently led by Clayton Kershaw, Walker Buehler, Dustin May, David Price and Julio Urias. 

Check out the latest news and notes from around MLB.

  • Despite signing George Springer, the Toronto Blue Jays may still remain interested in Bauer. (Mark Feinsand,
  • The Astros are signing outfielder Michael Brantley to a two-year deal. (Mark Berman, FOX26)
  • The Royals have signed right-handed reliever Wade Davis to a minor league contract. (Alec Lewis, The Athletic)
  • The Angles have an agreement with left-handed pitcher Jose Quintana on a one-year deal. (Ken Rosenthal, The Athletic)
  • Left-hander J.A. Happ and the Minnesota Twins are in agreement on a one-year deal, worth $8 million. (Jeff Passan, ESPN)
  • The Blue Jays have signed relief pitcher Kirby Yates to a one-year, $5.5 million deal. (Mark Feinsand,