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This is trouble: Dodgers' Alex Guerrero says 'I'm not going down'
This is trouble: Dodgers' Alex Guerrero says 'I'm not going down'

Apparently you can squash any hope that the Dodgers might be able to persuade Alex Guerrero to return to the minors this season. The infielder has the Dodgers in a difficult spot, the organization agreeing to give the Cuban defector a wacky four-year, $28-million contract before last season that does not allow him to be optioned to the minors after his first season without his permission. The team’s only other options are to trade or cut him. Guerrero was penciled in as their major-league second baseman last spring, and although they were happy enough with his bat, it immediately became clear that he wasn’t ready defensively. Instead, they opened the season with a platoon...

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