The Dodgers have released veteran reliever Brandon League after desginating him for assignment on July 2. The 32-year-old League has been dealing with a shoulder ailment all season and has yet to pitch. He performed well for them in 63 appearances last year, compiling a strong 2.57 ERA. League's career has taken a significant downturn after a stretch as a dependable closer in 2011 and 2012.
Dodgers right-handed reliever Brandon League has been designated for assignment, the team announced. League did not pitch this season, as he had been nursing a right shoulder impingement since spring training. He did make 10 minor-league rehab appearances, posting a 0.84 ERA in 10 2/3 innings. The Dodgers are responsible for the $7.5 million on League's current contract, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said pitcher Brandon League is expected to make his last rehab appearance Monday at Triple-A, reports MLB.com. Monday's game was rained out before League could make an appearance. League has not pitched this season because of right shoulder impingement.
Dodgers pitcher Brandon League will begin his rehab assignment for Class A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes on Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Times. League pitched Sunday in Class A ball and allowed one earned run in one inning of work. League is on the 60-day disabled list with a shoulder injury and hasn't appeared in a major-league game this season.
Dodgers pitcher Brandon League will pitch in another rehab start either Wednesday or Thursday, according to SB Nation's True Blue LA. League pitched Sunday in Class A ball and allowed one earned run in one inning of work. League is on the 60-day disabled list with a shoulder injury and hasn't appeared in a major-league game this season.
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