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Dee Gordon, Dan Haren can make Dodgers pay; in fact they already have

Dee Gordon, Dan Haren can make Dodgers pay; in fact they already have

For the Dodgers' new front office, this could have been a coup. Dee Gordon is the most productive player in the major leagues, and the Dodgers are paying him. Except, of course, that Gordon plays for the Miami Marlins. The Dodgers so wanted to bolster their depth last December that they traded Gordon and pitcher Dan Haren — and the $12.5 million to cover their 2015 salaries — for four members of a supporting cast. The Dodgers flipped one of them, pitching prospect Andrew Heaney, to the Angels for second baseman Howie Kendrick. The Dodgers are happy with Kendrick, who has ably filled the middle of their lineup in the absence of the traded Matt Kemp and the injured...

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