The Los Angeles Dodgers roster is now down to 42 players after right-handed pitcher Red Patterson was reassigned to minor league camp today. In his appearances this spring, the 26-year-old allowed just one run in 6.1 innings with a total of four strikeouts. His spring performances were mostly impressive although his time was short lived.

Patterson was drafted in the 29th round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Dodgers. Although he was able to make it to Triple-A last season, he wasn’t projected to make the team due to the depth in the Dodgers’ bullpen.

He ‘s shown that he can be a reliever and a starter which heightens his value to the organization. He appeared in 47 games solely as a reliever in 2012, but the following year Patterson saw 12 games as a starting pitcher. However, with the entire Dodger pitching staff pretty crammed as is, the right-hander will be spending most of his time in the minors. Cutting Patterson was a necessary move as they need to construct a 30-man roster for Australia.

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Nadia Tseng is a UCLA student looking to pursue a career in the film or sports industries. A New York sports fan at heart, she co-hosts an MLB talk show for UCLA Radio and is currently an editorial intern for Screen International.

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