The Dodgers turned in the winning bid of 25,737,737 and have secured exclusive negotiating rights for Korean left-handed pitcher Ryu Hyun-Jin, according to FOXSports.com. They now have 30 days to work out a contract with Hyun-Jins agent, Scott Boras.
Given how much of an investment the Dodgers are likely to make here, it will be interesting to see whether this will take them out of the running for free agent starters like Zack Greinke, Anibal Sanchez or Hiroki Kuroda. Of course, they are spending money like its going out of style, so who knows.
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