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Dodgers acquire starting pitcher Roberto Hernandez from Phillies
Dodgers acquire starting pitcher Roberto Hernandez from Phillies

The Dodgers acquired a starting pitcher from the Phillies on Thursday, and, sorry, it was not Cole Hamels. It was Roberto Hernandez, who is not to be confused with the former Dodgers reliever of the same name but can be confused with Fausto Carmona. The Dodgers picked up Hernandez from Philadelphia for two players to be named later or cash considerations, so it’s not like the deal can be completely judged right now. At minimum he offers rotation insurance, and at maximum he could start Friday for struggling Josh Beckett, who is battling a sore hip. Dan Haren has also been struggling in the rotation, but for now his outstanding performance Wednesday in a 2-1 victory over the...

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