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Dodgers pitcher Scott Elbert waits to learn playoff fate
Dodgers pitcher Scott Elbert waits to learn playoff fate

The Dodgers aren't expected to publicly announce their postseason roster until Friday morning, which could make for some sleepless nights for those players competing for the final spots on the bench or in the bullpen. Left-hander Scott Elbert is one of those. Elbert made seven appearances in September, pitching 4 1/3 innings and allowing just an unearned run. He's battling left-hander Paco Rodriguez for one of the last openings in the bullpen as a lefty specialist, tasked with getting one tough left-handed hitter out. Others on the playoff bubble include relievers Chris Perez, Pedro Baez and Carlos Frias. Infielder Darwin Barney is among those in line for a bench spot, but even...

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