Anderson, 26, owns a career earned-run average of 3.73 and was the opening-day starter for the
The deal is pending a physical examination, according to people familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the agreement isn't official.
Anderson could round out a rotation that includes Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, Hyun-Jin Ryu and
Anderson has been limited to 123 innings over the last three seasons, including 43 1/3 innings last season with the
Anderson became a free agent last month when the Rockies declined his $12-million option for next season. He made eight starts for them this year and was 1-3 with a 2.91 ERA.
Concerns about Anderson's health are reflected in his proposed deal with the Dodgers. Anderson could earn an additional $4 million in incentives based on innings pitched. To collect the full amount, Anderson would have to pitch 200 innings.
Although Anderson has been frequently injured, he hasn't had any serious arm trouble since 2011, when he had elbow ligament replacement surgery.
Last season, he was sidelined because of a broken finger and herniated disk in his back. Both injuries required surgery. The season before that, he suffered a fractured foot.
Matt Kemp is scheduled to undergo a physical examination Tuesday with the