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Franklin Gutierrez Signs With Dodgers

Franklin Gutierrez Signs With Dodgers

Is it cruel to hope he fails his physical and comes home? Today Franklin Gutierrez signed a one-year contract with the Dodgers worth $2.6 million. He figures to be penciled in as a bench outfielder for the team that originally signed him nearly two decades ago, vying for playing time with Yasiel Puig, Trayce Thompson, and Scott Van Slyke as likely platoon partners for Joc Pederson, Andrew Toles, and Andre Ethier. With an MLB deal in hand, Guti is likely to make the team, though the Dodgers are certainly rich enough to eat a couple million in salary if they felt it was the best thing to...

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