Dodgers finalize $62.5 mln Olivera deal

Cuban infielder Hector Olivera has finalized a $62.5 million, six-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and predicted he could be playing in the major leagues within a month.
The deal was reached in late March, but Olivera had to first secure a visa. He arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday and successfully completed a physical, with the Dodgers downplaying reports of a possible ligament tear in his right elbow. and”He came through the medical exam really well,and” Andrew Friedman, president of baseball operations, said on a conference call.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman