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Dodgers need pitchers, but Brandon Beachy isn't yet nearing return
Dodgers need pitchers, but Brandon Beachy isn't yet nearing return

The last time Brandon Beachy threw an actual game at Dodger Stadium, 26,345 people attended. That was more than three years ago, back when Beachy was pitching with the Atlanta Braves, before the first surgery to reconstruct his elbow, and the second, and the free-agent deal with the Dodgers this February. The crowd was considerably smaller on Friday, when Beachy threw a short simulated game off the mound, but at least all the important people were there to watch. Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly leaned against the railing in the dugout and observed with the president of baseball operations, Andrew Friedman. Pitching coach Rick Honeycutt stood behind the mound, and trainer Stan Conte...

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