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Los Angeles Dodgers
San Diego Padres
Here are a few notes from around the League as we await Game 3 in Detroit.
-The Dodgers are interested in retaining their free agent bullpen arms, Randy Choate, Jamey Wright and Brandon League. Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times notes that GM Ned Colletti is “encouraged” thus far with the negotiations with League.
-The Padres announced (via San Diego Union-Tribune) that Dustin Moseley and Tim Stauffer have cleared outright waivers and have elected to become free agents. Both pitchers enjoyed sub 4 ERAs in 2011 before suffering season ending injuries early in ‘12.
-The Nationals and soon to be free agent Adam LaRoche have made “some progress” on a new deal, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports.
-Manny Corpas who was outrighted by the Cubs days ago, has elected free agency, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports. Corpas made 48 relief appearances while posting a 5.01 ERA, but posted a career low 5.4 k/9.
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Here's what I wrote on Oct. 9:
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