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Dodgers re-sign right-hander Joe Wieland

Joe Wieland

Joe Wieland started two games for the Dodgers this year and was 0-1 with an 8.31 earned-run average.

(John Locher / Associated Press)

Right-hander Joe Wieland has re-signed with the Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced.

Wieland, 26, was eligible for salary arbitration and was a candidate to be non-tendered.

Wednesday is the deadline for teams to tender contracts to their arbitration-eligible players. Players who are non-tendered become free agents.

Wieland will earn $590,000 in the upcoming season – the same amount he earned this year.

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Wieland started two games for the Dodgers this year and was 0-1 with an 8.31 earned-run average.

Acquired as part of the trade that sent Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres, Wieland spent the majority of the season with triple-A Oklahoma City.

Wieland pitched in 22 games for Oklahoma City, which included 21 starts. He was 10-5 with a 4.59 ERA.


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