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As Josh Beckett ails, Dodgers deal for Roberto Hernandez
As Josh Beckett ails, Dodgers deal for Roberto Hernandez

Josh Beckett's locker had been cleared out at Angel Stadium. His bad hip acted up again Wednesday, and the Dodgers traded for a replacement pitcher on Thursday. The Dodgers might never see him again, at least not in their uniform. If the Dodgers play deep into October, Beckett might be a distant memory. Even in his absence, however, the Dodgers wanted to salute a teammate who arrived at spring training with little more than hope, then threw a no-hitter and nearly pitched his way onto the All-Star team. "For him to do what he did was pretty special," ace Clayton Kershaw said. The Dodgers acquired pitcher Roberto Hernandez from the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, in...

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