Los Angeles does need some help in its bullpen, that is for sure. Beyond Kenley Jansen, the team has gotten less out of free-agent acquisition Joe Kelly than it wanted and only Pedro Baez has decent numbers in the pen, aside from Jansen.The Dodgers need some help, that is clear. The trade deadline is July 31 at 4 p.m. ET. But, according to one report, that’s only a small fraction of the Dodgers’ pursuits of a reliever in the trade market.According to NBC Los Angeles, the Dodgers have reached out about at least 10 relievers in search of help for their bullpen. Related News MLB trade rumors: Mets will ‘have no issues’ sending Zack Wheeler to Yankees MLB trade rumors: Could Yankees target Diamondbacks’ Robbie Ray? The Dodgers have reportedly looked into Smith and Vazquez in addition to Brad Hand, Keone Kela, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles, Scott Barlow, Sam Gaviglio, Seth Lugo, Nick Anderson and Hansel Robles.Now, how far these discussions went is unclear. Most of these pitchers have been mentioned in some way in trade rumors and it makes sense the Dodgers would touch base about them. The Dodgers really want help for their bullpen, apparently.Los Angeles has already been linked to several relievers, including San Francisco closer Will Smith and Pirates lefty Felipe Vazquez. MLB trade rumors: Todd Frazier would be ‘OK’ if Mets dealt him
Philadelphia has found a way to fill the void in Cre’Von LeBlanc’s absence.After the Eagles cornerback went down with a foot injury in training camp, Philadelphia signed Orlando Scandrick to a one-year deal Saturday following his workout with the team. Earl Thomas drills receiver in Ravens’ first padded practice The Eagles waived defensive tackle Anthony Rush to make room on the roster for Scandrick. Roster Move: #Eagles have signed CB Orlando Scandrick to a one-year contract and waived DT Anthony Rush.#FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/9DizgOHx9m— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) July 27, 2019Scandrick, 32, was selected by the Cowboys in the fifth round of the 2008 draft. He had 362 tackles, 11.5 sacks and eight interceptions during his nine seasons in Dallas and added 38 tackles and three passes defended in 11 games for the Redskins in 2017. Related News Tyreek Hill welcomed by cheers at Chiefs training camp Cardinals cut ‘not in shape’ Robert Nkemdiche after 3 seasons He finished last season with 44 tackles and a career-high 13 passes defensed to go with one interception and one forced fumble in 15 games for the Chiefs after signing a one-year deal.Scandrick adds depth to a depleted Eagles defense dealing with more than LeBlanc’s injury, as Ronald Darby continues to work his way back from a torn ACL and Jalen Mills (foot) remains on the Active/PUP list.