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March 10, 2014 | By Steve Dilbeck
I believe it was that great baseball sage, Daffy Duck, who said of the Dodgers' bullpen: “What a predicament!” The Dodgers are flush with relievers. Stocked with veteran arms. Have three former closers backing up Kenley Jansen. Returned veterans J.P. Howell and Jamey Wright. The Dodgers are so completely stacked in the bullpen right now that barring injury, 2013 standouts Paco Rodriguez and Chris Withrow; Rule 5 draft pick Seth Rosin; another ex-closer, Javy Guerra; and hard-throwing phenom Jose Dominguez all do not figure to make the team.
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May 7, 2011
DODGERS Class; City; W-L ; Comment AAA; Albuquerque; 16-11; Former starter Scott Elbert hasn't yielded a run in nine of 12 relief appearances. AA; Chattanooga; 15-14; Javy Guerra has given up one run, six hits in 14 2/3 innings. Righties hitting .097 against him. A; Rancho Cucamonga; 18-11; INF Tony Delmonico hit .476 during 10-game hitting streak, which ended Friday. A; Great Lakes; 17-12; Closer Shawn Tolleson has struck out 28 of the 35 batters he's retired and has yet to allow an earned run. R; Odgen; 0-0; Season begins June 20..
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April 30, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
Frank McCourt will remain the owner of the Dodgers for at least one more night. The sale of the team was expected to close Monday. However, the hope is that the deal can close on Tuesday, according to two people familiar with the sale process. McCourt has agreed to sell the Dodgers for a record $2.15 billion to Guggenheim Baseball, a group fronted by Magic Johnson and incoming team President Stan Kasten. The deal is financed by Chicago-based Guggenheim Financial, and that company's chief executive, Mark Walter, is in line to become the Dodgers' new controlling owner.
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February 25, 2014 | By Dylan Hernandez
PHOENIX -- Clayton Kershaw might not start for the Dodgers on opening day , but he will pitch in their first exhibition game of the spring. Kershaw is scheduled to take the mound Wednesday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, where the Dodgers will face the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jose Dominguez, Ross Stripling, Seth Rosin and Javy Guerra will be among the relievers available. Hanley Ramirez, Adrian Gonzalez, Andre Ethier, A.J. Ellis and Matt Kemp will not travel to Scottsdale for the game.
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March 17, 2013 | By Dylan Hernandez
Texas 4, Dodgers 0 AT THE PLATE: Outfield prospect Yasiel Puig was one for three, beating out a seventh-inning grounder to shortstop for a single. Later that inning, he was caught stealing. "He did get 50% of our hits today," Manager Don Mattingly said. The other hit came from non-roster utilityman Alfredo Amezaga, who led off the game with a single to right. Amezaga was also caught stealing. ON THE MOUND: Left-hander J.P. Howell inherited a one-out, bases-loaded situation from Brandon League and limited the damage to one run. Javy Guerra returned from a mild groin injury to face two batters, striking out both.
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April 30, 2012 | By Steve Dilbeck
Starting to think that nothing about Todd Coffey is going to be surprising this season. I mean, other than his current 36.00 ERA. Coffey, who conveniently came up with a sore knee when the Dodgers had to activate Ted Lilly on April 14, was activated - actually, the Dodgers press release referred to it as “reinstated” - on Monday prior to their game in Denver. The Dodgers had already sent right-hander Nathan Eovaldi down after Sunday's game, so once again, it's not like there was any suspense here.
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June 4, 2012 | By Steve Dilbeck
The Dodgers' first-round pick came around Monday - and surprise, surprise - they did not select a starting pitcher. Instead, with the 18th overall selection the Dodgers selected high school third baseman Corey Seager. He is the first position player the Dodgers have selected with their first pick since James Loney in 2002. The left-handed hitting Seager, 18, is the younger brother of Mariners' third baseman Kyle Seager and played at Cabarrus High School in North Carolina.
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August 29, 2012 | By Steve Dilbeck
Are you ready for the Dodgers' latest scare? Kenley Jansen was held out of the Dodgers last two games on Tuesday and Wednesday because of his heart condition. Jansen spent a month on the disabled list last season with an irregular heartbeat . He had to take blood thinners to get his condition under control and, with fear of possibly hemorrhaging, was not allowed to play. If it's the same situation now, Jansen would probably be lost for the rest of the season. Jansen would not address his condition with reporters after the Dodgers' 10-8 victory in Denver, and did not give the training staff permission to discuss it. The only information the team did release was that his heart problem was related to the one he experienced last season.
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March 14, 2013 | By Dylan Hernandez
PHOENIX - Kenley Jansen will draw a higher salary this season than the player many consider to be the best in baseball. Jansen will earn $512,000 -- or, $2,000 more than Mike Trout of the Angels. The players' salaries are a reflection of the service time the players have accrued. Jansen has more than two years of major league service time; Trout has a little more than one. Players with fewer than three years of major league service time have no leverage when negotiating with their clubs and can be assigned a salary.
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March 28, 2012 | By Dylan Hernandez
PHOENIX - Of all the questions related to the ownership change the Dodgers were asked Wednesday morning, they had particular trouble answering one. Who was better: Magic Johnson or Michael Jordan? Matt Kemp burst out laughing. From a couple of lockers away, Jerry Hairston Jr. shouted at Kemp: “Tell the truth! Tell the truth!” Kemp continued smiling. “Both of them were great athletes, so I'll keep it at that,” Kemp said. When Dee Gordon was asked the question, he responded: “You can't do that to me, man. I can't go there.
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