Dodgers agree to terms with Guillermo Mota
The Dodgers added an arm to a bullpen that is days removed from losing closer Takashi Saito by agreeing to terms of a one-year contract with right-hander Guillermo Mota, according to baseball sources who were granted anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter. The deal is pending a physical, which Mota is scheduled to undergo Tuesday.
Mota, 35, pitched for the Dodgers in 2002 and '03, posting a 2.60 earned-run average as Eric Gagne's setup man. He was 5-6 with a 4.11 ERA in 58 games with the Milwaukee Brewers last season.
The Dodgers remain in search of a starting pitcher and are focused on a group of free agents including Jon Garland, Randy Wolf and Braden Looper.
-- Dylan Hernandez