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Dodgers, Sergio Romo discussing deal

The reliever changes NL West rivals, heading from the Giants to the Dodgers.

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UPDATE: The Dodgers are a likely destination but the sides have not agreed to a deal with Romo, according to FanRag’s Jon Heyman. A mystery team has reportedly upped its offer, with the reliever likely to make a decision after the Caribbean Series.


ORIGINAL: The Dodgers are in agreement on a contract with reliever Sergio Romo on a 1-year deal,’s Jon Morosi reports. Financial terms of the deal are not yet known.

Romo joins the Dodgers after spending the first nine years of his career with the division-rival Giants, winning three World Series championships in that span. He will serve as a late-inning option in front of Kenley Jansen, joining Pedro Baez and and Chris Hatcher as right-handed options in Los Angeles’ bullpen.

The Dodgers were reportedly a finalist for Romo along with one other team, though that club’s identity is not known. The Yankees were known to have interest in the righty earlier in the winter, though the seriousness of their pursuit is not known.

Romo, who turns 34 in March, owns a career 32-26 record and 2.58 ERA while saving 84 games for San Francisco. He posted a 2.64 ERA in 30.2 innings last season, and was named an NL All-Star during the 2013 campaign.