Dodgers sign Mosquera, hire McDowell

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- While working on the details of acquiring Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarruena, the Dodgers on Thursday announced the signing of Panamanian outfielder Carlos Mosquera.

The Dodgers also announced the signing of former All-Star pitcher Jack McDowell to manage Rookie Level Ogden.

McDowell is a former Cy Young Award winner and three-time All-Star who pitched 12 seasons with the White Sox, Yankees, Indians and Angels. This will be his first season of professional coaching. He retired from playing in 1999.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.