Tony Jackson of the L.A. Daily News reports that the Dodgers have signed Kuroda to a three-year deal worth between $36-40MM, pending a physical. The Dodgers will go with Brad Penny, Chad Billingsley, Derek Lowe, Kuroda, and Jason Schmidt if he's healthy. Esteban Loaiza might have to move to the bullpen for now.
Lookout Landing realizes this means that the M's now will end up ponying up far too much for Silva, or make a dumb trade with Adam Jones.
With Oakland trading Haren yesterday, Seattle doing a whole lot of nothing, and Texas being, well, the Rangers... this is looking like an August pennant clinch for the Angels, barring injury catastrophy.