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Dee Gordon 'surprised' but excited by trade to Miami Marlins
Dee Gordon 'surprised' but excited by trade to Miami Marlins

For a few minutes on Wednesday, Dee Gordon was excited about turning double plays with Jimmy Rollins. The excitement did not last. Not long after Gordon represented the Dodgers at a charity event, he learned that the team had traded him to the Miami Marlins. "I was definitely surprised," Gordon said Thursday. "I was happy about the Jimmy Rollins deal. Then I found out I got traded." Gordon, who reported last spring with the hope of winning a utility job and ended up as an all-star second baseman, said he did not expect a trade this winter after hearing his name in rumors the previous two winters. He said he did not have cellphone service at his location...

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