The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed Jonathan Sanchez, according to Jon Heyman.
jonathan sanchez agrees to terms with #dodgers. @pedrogomezESPN 1st said close
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) May 15, 2013
What this means for the Pirates is that the Dodgers assume a pro-rated portion of the league minimum salary for Sanchez. That means the Pirates are off the hook for about $371,538 of Sanchez’s salary this year, putting the estimated payroll just under $68 M.