The Dodgers opened up space on their roster with a move with the Yankees

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In a move that opened up a roster spot for Shohei Ohtani, the Dodgers sent reliever Victor Gonzalez and infielder Jorbit Vivas to the Yankees.

In a move that opened up a spot on the 40-man roster for Shohei Ohtani, the Los Angeles Dodgers sent reliever Victor Gonzalez and infielder Jorbit Vivas to the New York Yankees in exchange for shortstop prospect Trey Sweeney, sources told Alden Gonzalez, ESPN, on Monday.

The Dodgers reached a 10-year, $700 million deal with Ohtani on Saturday. The move also leaves room on the Dodgers’ roster for Joe Kelly, who reached an agreement on Saturday to return to the team.

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Sweeney, 23, a 2021 first-round pick, hit.252 with 13 home runs, 49 RBIs, and 20 stolen bases in 100 games at Double-A Somerset last season.

The left-hander Gonzalez, 28, is 3-3 with a 4.01 ERA in 34 games with the Dodgers in 2023. He is 9-4 with one save and a 3.22 ERA in 93 games in his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Angeles since 2020.

Vivas, 22, split last season between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City and hit.269 with 13 home runs, 63 RBIs, and 25 stolen bases in 135 games. Defensively, he played second and third base.