The Dodgers just sort of slipped this one in there, a move of no obvious import.
They claimed outfielder
Castellanos, ironically, came to the Dodgers from the Cardinals in 2011 for shortstop
It's a lateral move that doesn't figure to have long-range impact, the outfield being the one position in which the Dodgers are well-stocked.
Castellanos is 27, so it's not like he's a major prospect. He had a somewhat disappointing season at triple-A Albuquerque (.257, 19 home runs and 14 doubles in 105 games). He appeared in eight games with the Dodgers and hit .171 with two homers and four RBIs.
Baxter, 28, has appeared in 194 major league games with the
His best upside would be to make the club next season as a backup outfielder, but don't count on it.