The Dodgers have acquired Juan Rivera from the Toronto Blue Jays for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Rivera is still owed around $2.5 million for this season. The Dodgers also designated Marcus Thames for assignment.
So far this year, Rivera has hit .243 with 6 homeruns and 28 RBI. In 2009, he hit 25 homers and drove in 88 runs for the Angels.