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Dodgers trying to trade Alex Guerrero

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Los Angeles could look to move Guerrero before the beginning of spring training.

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The Dodgers are working to trade Alex Guerrero before spring training opens, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com. Rosenthal adds that Los Angeles is talking to numerous teams about Guerrero at this point.

Guerrero, 29, is considered a trade candidate because he does not have a spot on the Dodgers' roster despite the ability to play left field or third base. He has been linked to the Brewers in the past, so Milwaukee could look to acquire him if the club tries to bolster its roster before camp opens.

Guerrero hit .233/.261/.434 with 11 home runs in 106 games for the Dodgers last season, running hot and cold throughout most of the season. He is in the midst of a 4-year, $28 million contract with the team, but is slated to become a free agent after the 2020 season.

One issue for teams with interest in Guerrero is that he can become a free agent at the end of any season in which he is traded, so any team that trades for him would only have his services for one season. That would indicate that a team looking to acquire him at this point would likely be a contender, potentially ruling out the Brewers.