Since re-signing Clayton Kershaw to a one-year contract, the Los Angeles Dodgers missed out on Justin Verlander and weren’t in the final running for Carlos Rodón.

The team nevertheless has canvassed the market for starting pitching, which led to signing Noah Syndergaard to a contract for 2023. The Dodgers additionally have been among the teams with reported interest in Seth Lugo.

Although the 33-year-old has been an effective relief pitcher for the New York Mets, Lugo is said to be interested in signing with a team that will allow him to start.

The Dodgers are thought to be among those teams, and according to Jon Heyman of the New York Post, Lugo may decide between signing with them or the San Diego Padres.