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All-Star selections of Corey Seager, Kenley Jansen and Clayton Kershaw show Dodgers' system is bearing fruit

All-Star selections of Corey Seager, Kenley Jansen and Clayton Kershaw show Dodgers' system is bearing fruit

The Dodgers have paid handsomely, and at times extravagantly, in their efforts to revive the first-class pedigree of the franchise. For the first four full seasons of Guggenheim Baseball ownership, the luxury tax has been treated as the cost of doing business.

They’ll spend another quarter-billion on payroll this year, all the while repeating their proclamations about winning through scouting and player development. For an industry that has greeted those proclamations with a chorus of “we’ll believe it when we see it,” this might be a good time to start seeing it.

On Tuesday, when the All-Star rosters were announced, the Dodgers got three players onto...

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