To Sign or Not to Sign Chase Utley

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Chase Utley is enjoying quite an offseason.

He’s hanging out at Disneyland, having a day with the singer from OneRepublic and their families. He’s in Dubai, talking about robot umpires. He’s on social media, celebrating the Hall of Fame induction of his buddy, Jim Thome. He’s out golfing at Justin Turner’s charity golf tournament (and outgolfing Turner, according to the host). He’s going viral, making Eagles hype videos with the cast of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

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Better 25-Man Roster Option: Matt Kemp or Rob Segedin?

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If you haven’t yet taken a moment to ponder the impending 25-man roster for the Dodgers in 2018, you may be a bit surprised when you do. Sure, there’s still plenty of time for the entire squad to change its complexion, but when considering players like Adrian Gonzalez, Brandon McCarthyGrant Dayton and Brandon Morrow are gone, in addition to Chase Utley, Andre Ethier and Tony Watson being very unlikely to return, there’s certainly some doors open on the 25-man to a few faces who didn’t see much big league action last season.

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Dodgers Add Kershaw, Ethier, Segedin, Verdugo & Dickson to Expanded Roster

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday reinstated left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw from the 10-day disabled list, recalled infielder/outfielder Rob Segedin from Triple-A Oklahoma City, selected the contracts of outfielder Alex Verdugo and infielder/outfielder O’Koyea Dickson from OKC and reinstated outfielder Andre Ethier from the 60-day disabled list.

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Dodgers Activate Adrián González, Option Rob Segedin to Oklahoma City

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday afternoon reinstated first baseman Adrián González from the 60-day disabled list and optioned infielder/outfielder Rob Segedin to Triple-A Oklahoma City. Gonzalez had been sidelined with a disc herniation in his back.

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Dodgers Trade Chris Hatcher to Oakland, Activate Rob Segedin

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday afternoon traded right-handed pitcher Chris Hatcher to Oakland for international amateur signing bonus pool space and reinstated infielder/outfielder Rob Segedin from the 60-day disabled list.

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Dodgers Injury Notes: Kershaw, González, Ethier, Dayton & More

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While most of the recent injury news surrounding the Dodgers has been centered around the prospective return of staff ace Clayton Kershaw, there are a few other players close to activation who may impact the squad down the stretch of the season — most specifically veterans Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier.

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Dodgers Injury Notes: Kershaw, González, Ethier, Segedin & More

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Despite the disabled list having been in double digits for a huge portion of the season, the Dodgers still continue to rack up the wins at a fantastic rate, and seemingly write new chapters in the MLB history books with each occurring victory. If you haven’t done so already, please take a few minutes to check out Todd’s outstanding editorial analysis outlining how several key injuries early in the season set the stage for the club’s current run of success.

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Dodgers Injury Notes: Romo, González, Urías, Kazmir & More

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With the official halfway point of the 2017 season now only a few weeks away, the injury report of the Dodgers is beginning to show a few signs of improvement, although a handful of the lingering ailments are of the more severe nature and are considered long term.

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Dodgers Acquire Jason Wheeler, Move Rob Segedin to 60-Day Disabled List

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday evening acquired left-handed pitcher Jason Wheeler from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for cash considerations, immediately optioning him to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Dodgers Injury Notes: McCarthy, Wood, Pederson, Turner, Ethier & More

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Another day, another injury to a player on the Dodgers. Or at least it seems that way, especially to the pitching staff. The latest to incur an injury is starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy. He left Thursday’s game after four innings with a blister on his right index finger.

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