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Dodgers outfielder Darin Ruf headed to Korean league

Dodgers outfielder Darin Ruf headed to Korean league

With position players set to report to Camelback Ranch on Monday, the Dodgers have yet to announce the signings of second baseman Chase Utley and outfielder Franklin Gutierrez. The team needs to clear space for them on the 40-man roster, although one spot has opened up.

The Dodgers have sold the contract of infielder/outfielder Darin Ruf to the Samsung Lions of the Korean Baseball Organization, the Lions announced. Ruf is expected to earn $1.1 million, and has an opportunity for more playing time.

Ruf joined the Dodgers this winter from Philadelphia. He arrived with outfielder Darnell Sweeney in exchange for veteran Howie Kendrick. The Dodgers were able to shed Kendrick’s...

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