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Dodgers' bullpen comes through, but Juan Uribe aggravates hamstring
Dodgers' bullpen comes through, but Juan Uribe aggravates hamstring

It was supposed to be one of the Dodgers’ great strengths this season. They had an impressive-looking group in the bullpen. A rising star in closer Kenley Jansen. Three former closers -- Brian Wilson, Chris Perez and Brandon League -- behind him. Left-handed specialists in J.P. Howell and Paco Rodriguez, veteran long man in Jamey Wright and young hard-throwers in Chris Withrow and Jose Dominguez. They sure looked good, certainly should be good. Yet the bullpen has been one of the team’s great early flaws. They started the week 4-11 with a 4.38 ERA (25th in the majors) and had walked more batters than every team but the White Sox. On a Tuesday night in New York, when the...

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