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Dodgers likely won't trade the farm for top pitcher
Dodgers likely won't trade the farm for top pitcher

With Josh Beckett sidelined, Dan Haren inconsistent and the bullpen short on dependable late-inning options, General Manager Ned Colletti said he remains in search of pitching as the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline approaches. Speaking Saturday before the Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres, 1-0, on A.J. Ellis' sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, Colletti intimated he was unlikely to trade for a front-line starter such as David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays or Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies. In other words, if the Dodgers add to their rotation, it will probably be on the back end, as was the case last season when they acquired Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins. Colletti...

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