Updates on Chris Perez and Dodgers Reportedly Agreeing to 1-Year Contract

Tyler ConwayFeatured ColumnistDecember 23, 2013

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The Los Angeles Dodgers haven't made a major offseason splash that many expected them to so far this offseason, but their latest move should help solidify one of their few roster shortcomings. 

Updates from Tuesday, Dec. 24

The Dodgers made the deal official via Twitter:

#Dodgers today announced the signing of relievers Jamey Wright and Chris Perez to one-year contracts.

— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) December 24, 2013

Ned Coletti talked to Ken Gurnick of Dodgers.com and talked about Perez and his run-in with the law and how it impacted their decision to sign the reliever:

Ned Colletti met and talked with Chris Perez and said he had "no qualms" about signing him despite last year's marijuana arrest.

— Ken Gurnick (@kengurnick) December 24, 2013