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Will payroll shackle Andrew Friedman's impact on 2015 Dodgers?
Will payroll shackle Andrew Friedman's impact on 2015 Dodgers?

The Dodgers have been having organizational meetings this week in Phoenix and there is certainly plenty to do. New baseball operations chief Andrew Friedman has to hire a general manager, a farm director and figure out which front office types he’s retaining and which might be politely thanked for their service. And then there’s the roster. That would be a roster that was a record $240 million last year, a number it seems Dodgers’ ownership clearly would like to trim with the hiring of Friedman, he of the most-bang-for-the-buck small-market background. Yet the main pieces of the 2015 roster seem fairly set. He can shake up the supplemental pieces, but unless the...

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