Lance Lynn was added by the Dodgers in July, just before the trade deadline,
to help thin out their starting rotation. However, the group determined on Friday that the cost to maintain the partnership was too
high. According to both Jon Heyman of the New York Post and Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic,
the Dodgers paid the right-hander a $1 million buyout after declining his $18 million club option for 2024.
Lynn is currently a free agent; she will turn 37 in May. Although Lynn had a 6.47 ERA when the Dodgers acquired him and reliever Joe Kelly from the White Sox on July 28,
, Los Angeles badly needed innings from its thin rotation, and Lynn averaged 5.7 innings
while pitching for Chicago. The Dodgers' Lynn fulfilled the request, pitching 64 innings with a 4.36 ERA,
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