Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/19/14

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 20: Mike MacDougal of the Chicago White Sox poses during photo day at the White Sox spring training complex on February 20, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced the signing of right-handed reliever Mike MacDougal to a one-year contract with a club option for 2013. The announcement was made by Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti. MacDougal, 34, was a key member of the Dodgers bullpen last season, ranking second on the team with 57.0 innings pitched as a reliever and a career-high 69 appearances. The 11-year Major League veteran ranked seventh among National League relievers (min. 50.0 IP) with a 2.05 ERA while going 3-1 with one save in his first season with Los Angeles. MacDougal was at his best last season with runners in scoring position, limiting opposing hitters to a .157 batting average (13-for-83), and proved adept in pressure situations by allowing only 17 of his team-high 51 inherited runners to score (33.3). He had two streaks of 11 consecutive scoreless appearances during the 2011 campaign, shutting down the opposition over 9.2 consecutive innings between June 18 and July 19 a...
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