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If Howie Kendrick walks after next season, trade could haunt Dodgers
If Howie Kendrick walks after next season, trade could haunt Dodgers

Having any trouble with this one? The Dodgers traded a bright pitching prospect, a former ninth overall pick, to the Angels for one year of 31-year-old second baseman Howie Kendrick. Andrew Heaney, a 23-year-old left-hander, could become a mainstay in the Angels rotation, if not next season, soon. While Kendrick is in the final year of his contract and could be gone by the end of 2015. How does this jive with President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman’s normal mantra of playing and developing young talent? The only way this could makes sense is if Kendrick is signed to an extension. And maybe that happens one day, maybe not. Kendrick said the Dodgers have yet to broach...

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