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Dodgers looking for bullpen help

Los Angeles appears intent on adding another arm to their relief crop.

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in the hunt to aid their bullpen, as FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the club is seeking to acquire an additional reliever. Morosi does not mention any possible names, nor does he allude to the method of which the Dodgers are seeking to use to obtain a reliever.

While the Dodgers could very well go with the trade route, there are still a few quality options available via free agency. Rafael Soriano, Francisco Rodriguez, and Mike Adams seem to be the most noteworthy players still on the market, though guys like Joba Chamberlain, Phil Coke, and Dustin McGowan could be possible fits with the Dodgers as well.

The Dodgers' bullpen was rather underwhelming in 2014, finishing with a cumulative 0.7 WAR that was just 26th in the majors, and a FIP that clocked in at 20th. Nonetheless, they still managed to win 94 games, so an improved group could very well help add to that total.

The Dodgers have made quite a few additions to their bullpen already this winter, though the core should be relatively the same, anchored by Kenley Jansen as the closer. Brandon League, Pedro Baez, and J.P. Howell will also return to key roles, while trade acquisition Joel Peralta should serve in a set-up capacity. Offseason acquisitions Juan Nicasio and Chris Hatcher also seem to be in line to make the roster out of the gate.

Los Angeles seems to have also improved their depth quite a bit, signing a number of veteran free agents to minor league deals with Spring Training invites, including Sergio Santos, David Huff, Ryan Buchter and David Aardsmawho was signed just yesterday. Other players who may contribute to the Dodgers' bullpen this season include Paco Rodriguez, Yimi Garcia, Adam Liberatore, Josh Ravin, and Ben Rowen.