Dodgers agree with LHP Bedard on minor-league deal
JAN 19, 4:16p ET | AP
StatsLLC: Jan 19 / 12:00a ET
News: Bedard has agreed to a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and been invited to big league training camp.
Impact: The 36-year-old left-hander was 4-6 with a 4.76 ERA in 15 starts last season for Tampa Bay, where new Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman head of baseball operations. The Rays designated Bedard for assignment in July.
Rotowire: Jan 18 / 6:15p ET
News: Bedard signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers on Sunday, Ken Gurnick of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Impact: Bedard spent part of last season with the Rays before being DFA'd and subsequently released in early August. He posted a 4.76 ERA, going 4-6 with 17 appearances (15 starts). The 35-year-old has not had an ERA lower than 4.00 since he was a member of the Mariners in 2011.