11:41 AM EDT, Sun April 19, 2015
Reliever Mike Adams surprises Dodgers, opts to leave team due to injuries

Reliever Mike Adams surprises Dodgers, opts to leave team due to injuries

ANAHEIM – Mike Adams headed to Angel Stadium on Thursday scheduled to start that night’s game against the Angels, with the Dodgers planning a final bullpen audition. He didn’t start it. Upon arrival, the injury-plagued reliever informed...

Dodgers narrow the relief competition

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The bullpen picture got a bit clearer Tuesday when the Los Angeles Dodgers told veteran right-hander Dustin McGowan he will not make the team and informed Mike Adams he will begin the season in the minor leagues, according to manager Don Mattingly. Both pitchers signed deals in the early days of camp. Adams has a 9.64 spring ERA and McGowan has a 6.75 ERA. “With the competition this year, with a number of guys throwing the ball well, we feel like it just didn’t happen fast enough,” Mattingly said.

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