Report: Dodgers Interested in Mets’ Daniel Murphy

Sunday December 11th, 2011

The Los Angeles Dodgers tried to trade for Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets during this week’s Winter Meetings and remain interested in him, according to Ken Gurnick of

Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti said that he was looking to upgrade the roster this week with an unnamed player, and Gurnick reports Murphy is that player. According to Gurnick, the Dodgers are looking for versatile position players; they have already signed utility players Jerry Hairston, Jr. and Adam Kennedy.

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