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Dodgers' Dave Roberts: “Every team in baseball would want Yu Darvish"

Dodgers' Dave Roberts: “Every team in baseball would want Yu Darvish"

On the first day of an indefinite number of days without Clayton Kershaw, the manager of the Dodgers volunteered the name of a pitcher the team might do well to acquire.

Kershaw is expected to sit out four to six weeks because of what the team called a lower-back strain, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Dodgers did not release an official timetable for Kershaw’s rehabilitation, and team executives do not plan to discuss the issue publicly until Tuesday.

Three players largely dodged questions about whether the Dodgers front office needed to trade for reinforcements. But manager Dave Roberts, the man designated to speak for the organization, did...

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