After acquiring Mookie Betts on Tuesday, the Dodgers kept dealing, sending outfielder Joc Pederson to the Angels for middle infielder Luis Rengifo, according to ESPN.
There will be more players involved in the Joc Pederson-Luis Rengifo trade between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Angels should it pass medical reviews, sources tell ESPN.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) February 5, 2020
The 27-year-old Pederson hit .249 with 36 home runs and 74 RBIs last year for the Dodgers. As for Rengifo, the 22-year-old hit .238 with seven home runs and 33 RBIs in 108 games for the Angels last season.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Pederson and the Dodgers have a pending arbitration case: Pederson requested $9.5 million, while the Dodgers countered with $7.75 million. In trading Pederson after the Red Sox deal, the Dodgers cleared room in their competitive balance tax payroll.