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Dodgers lose outfielder Nick Buss on waiver claim to A's
Dodgers lose outfielder Nick Buss on waiver claim to A's

The Dodgers lost a game and a player Sunday. Outfielder Nick Buss, designated for assignment Wednesday when the Dodgers had to call up Red Patterson to start the second game of a doubleheader, was claimed on waivers by the A’s. The Dodgers liked Buss, but he did not appear to have a future in their crowded outfield. They are already rotating five players at the major-league level and have highly regarded outfield prospect Joc Pederson waiting at triple-A Albuquerque. Buss is also a left-handed hitter, like Pederson, Carl Crawford and Andre Ethier. And early this season when the Dodgers needed another outfielder, they called up left-handed hitter Mike Baxter. The numbers just...

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