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Dodgers News: Missed Trade Deadline Opportunities, Kershaw Breaks Records, Roster Moves, and More!

All of the news from your team this week.



The trade deadline for MLB came and went within the past week, with nothing really major going on with the Dodgers. Their biggest move was shipping Ross Stripling off to Toronto in exchange for some prospects. Let’s jump into some of the news this week from your favorite Los Angeles baseball team! 

With the trade deadline this week, the Dodgers were involved in plenty of rumors for big names. They were also rumored to have been considering moving MLB talent in exchange for prospects. Ultimately, they did end up doing that. 

Dodgers Looking at Trading Away Their Depth for Prospects

The Dodgers also made an effort to move some of their extra relief help at the deadline. While no move happened, there were several names floated around that could have potentially been shipped out for prospects. 

Dodgers Reportedly Tried to Trade Away Some Surplus Relievers at the Deadline

In other news, Clayton Kershaw became the winningest left-handed pitcher in MLB history this past month. Kershaw now has a .699 win percentage over the course of his illustrious career. 

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Becomes the Winningest LHP in MLB History

Los Angeles also cut loose a former All-Star late last month in AJ Ramos. While no explanation was really offered, it sounds like Ramos was not as ready as the team would have liked. Ramos was picked up by the Cubs later, but also cut by them.

Dodgers Release Former All-Star Closer AJ Ramos

Mookie Betts made Dodgers’ history in just his 28th game this year when he stole two bases and hit two homeruns in one game. I guess that’s why he got a 12-year extension before ever playing a meaningful game for Los Angeles. 

Dodgers: Mookie Betts Makes Franchise History in Just His 28th Game

All of that news, and more over at DodgersNation.com! Check back daily for the latest updates on your favorite team. 

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Written by Brook Smith

Brook is the Senior Editor of Dodgers Nation, with several years of experience in sports journalism. He is an avid Dodgers and Lakers fan, and can be spotted fairly often at Dodger Stadium and Staples Center.

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  1. Dodgers have several top Major League prospects blocked. They need to make a trade to clear room and help with cap money.
    Next year they have Kershaw, Price, Buehler, Urias, May and Gonsolin under contract with Gonzalez, Santana, Gray, Gonzalaz, White and others competing to get a shot.
    They have position players also on the 60 man roster and in the minors that they must promote or lose to Rule 5.

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