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Brandon McCarthy gets Dodgers' final rotation spot; Alex Wood goes to bullpen

Brandon McCarthy gets Dodgers' final rotation spot; Alex Wood goes to bullpen

Manager Dave Roberts unveiled Wednesday the composition of the Dodgers pitching staff, but the team left Camelback Ranch still debating the final spots on the bench.

Roberts said that Brandon McCarthy will join the rotation, with Alex Wood shifting into the bullpen. The other starters are Clayton Kershaw, Kenta Maeda, Rich Hill and Hyun-Jin Ryu.

However, the bench remains unfinished, with the situation complicated by Enrique Hernandez’s injured wrist. Hernandez was hit by a pitch Tuesday and cleared by an X-ray. He was still dealing with soreness Wednesday, which could open a door for Chris Taylor to make the club as a utility infielder.

“We’ve still got to see how he...

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