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Dodgers' Dustin McGowan knows how Kenley Jansen feels
Dodgers' Dustin McGowan knows how Kenley Jansen feels

Watching closer Kenley Jansen move across the Dodgers clubhouse on crutches, Dustin McGowan shook his head. "It happens to everybody," McGowan said. "It happened a lot to me." McGowan, a 32-year-old right-handed reliever who signed a one-year contract Monday, has a particularly lengthy medical history that includes three shoulder operations, a knee operation, an elbow operation, a foot tissue injury, a side muscle strain and diabetes. Others on the team share similar stories. Two days before the Dodgers signed McGowan, they signed Brandon Beachy, who is recovering from a second elbow ligament-replacement surgery. Brandon McCarthy has a history of shoulder...

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