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Dodgers add Todd Coffey to bullpen

Posted on: February 3, 2012 4:57 pm
Edited on: February 3, 2012 5:31 pm
 
Todd CoffeyBy C. Trent Rosecrans

The Dodgers have agreed to a one-year deal with right-handed reliever Todd Coffey, CBSSports.com insider Jon Heyman reports.

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Coffey will earn $1.3 million in 2012 with $350,000 worth of possible incentives.

Coffey, 31, was 5-1 with a 3.62 ERA in 69 games for the Nationals last season, striking out 46 batters in 59 2/3 innings. He had a WHIP of 1.257. In parts of seven seasons with the Reds and Brewers, Coffey is 24-18 with a 4.08 ERA and 11 saves.

Right-hander Javy Guerra finished the season as the Dodgers' closer and looks to be the favorite going into 2012, with Kenley Jansen there if he falters. Coffey can help in a setup role, along with right-hander Matt Guerrier and lefty Scott Elbert.

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Comments

Since: Nov 13, 2007
Posted on: February 5, 2012 11:51 am
 

Dodgers add Todd Coffey to bullpen

Coffey usually seemed to make things interesting when in the game for the Nats last season.......got out of it more times then not.

Should do well in Dodger Stadium!



Since: Sep 19, 2011
Posted on: February 3, 2012 11:48 pm
 

Dodgers add Todd Coffey to bullpen

This is a good signing for the Dodgers, Coffey is a ground ball Pitcher which should help the Dodgers an lot.


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