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Long, hard road for Scott Elbert gets more difficult when he's DFA'd
Long, hard road for Scott Elbert gets more difficult when he's DFA'd

How do you not feel for Scott Elbert? The Dodgers’ former No. 1 draft pick was designated for assignment Tuesday, unable to return this season after a third elbow operation. He underwent Tommy John surgery June 7, 2013, and could not complete his comeback this season. With Elbert out of options and still working himself back, the Dodgers had little choice. They weren’t about to put him on their 25-man roster while he was so uncertain and they were chasing down a pennant. There is little likelihood the left-hander will be claimed, so he could return to them and agree to a minor league assignment. Hopefully that is what happens. But he could decide he’s battled back...

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