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There are many terms in the English language that can only mean bad news. We all know what “cable deregulation” has brought us. And don’t even get me started on “health care reform.” And then there is the world of sports.Starting pitcher Chad Billingsley might need “Tommy John” surgery and could be lost for the entire 2013 season.Just as the words “dance club” followed by an athlete’s name is never followed by good news, neither are the terms “torn labrum” and “knee scope.” Welcome to Anatomy 101, Dodgers fans. And welcome to biting your nails come February of 2013.The list of Dodgers going under the knife with highly questionable outcomes is growing like Kim Kardashian’s ass. Since the season ended, the Dodgers have reported the following: Outfielder Matt Kemp had surgery to repair a torn labrum and rotator damage in his shoulder. Kemp most likely suffered the damage in late August when he ran hard into a wall while chasing down a fly ball at Colorado. Kemp’s retu
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Dee Gordon, coming off a strong rookie campaign, faltered as the leadoff man and struggled with a wrist injury. The other players used in his place -- mainly Mark Ellis, Tony Gwynn and Shane Victorino -- didn't fare much better.
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Lee was the only current Dodger prospect to make the list. Allen Webster, who was traded to Boston in the Adrian Gonzalez deal, was ranked as the league's ninth-best prospect.
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That crowded Dodgers 40-man roster was made a tad smaller Friday when the Dodgers outrighted reliever Blake Hawksworth and outfielder Matt Angle to triple-A Albuquerque.
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Dave Hansen is out as hitting coach of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have offered him another position within the organization.
The team said Friday that Hansen has not yet decided whether to accept the offer. No replacement has been named.
Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt, third base coach Tim Wallach, first base coach Davey Lopes, bench coach Trey Hillman and bullpen coach Ken Howell...