Dodgers get reliever Jesse Chavez from Toronto for Mike Bolsinger

Hours after adding Oakland outfielder Josh Reddick and starting pitcher Rich Hill, the Dodgers have acquired Toronto reliever Jesse Chavez in exchange for minor-league swingman Mike Bolsinger, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person requested anonymity because the deal had not been finalized.

Fox Sports first reported the trade.

Chavez, a 32-year-old right-hander, posted a 4.57 earned-run average in 39 appearances for the Blue Jays. He struck out 9.1 batters per nine with a career-best 4.20 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

Bolsinger managed to make 21 starts for the Dodgers in 2015 with a 3.61 ERA. But he got hammered in the majors this season, relegated to the minors with a 6.83 ERA in six starts. The Dodgers had shifted him into relief with triple-A Oklahoma City.

The Dodgers also announced they had acquired reliever Josh Fields from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league first baseman Yordan Alvarez.

Fields, 30, had a record of 9-10 with nine saves and a 4.53 ERA in 164 games for Houston the past four seasons. This year, he split time between Triple A and the Astros, for whom he had a 6.89 ERA in 15 2/3 innings over 15 appearances.

The Dodgers are hopeful Chavez and Fields can aid a bullpen that has shown some signs of fatigue in the past two weeks.

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