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12SL_MLB_DODG_COVwebThe Dodgers gave outfielder Carl Crawford a shot. But after only 320 games and 18 home runs over three seasons and counting, they are parting ways with the former star player. Crawford had been an All-Star and Gold Glove winner with the Tampa Bay Rays. But he had been slowed by injuries in this and his previous three seasons in Los Angeles. Crawford was hitting just .185 in 81 at-bats in 2016. The Dodgers will pay Crawford the remaining $35 million he is owed this season and next, assuming no other team chooses to claim him off waivers. If none do, Crawford will be eligible to sign with any team in baseball. Crawford arrived in Los Angeles in 2012 as part of a nine-player trade that also brought first baseman Adrian Gonzalez from the Boston Red Sox. He never truly got going in L.A., and was slowed by injuries for much of his time there. As a result, Crawford struggled for playing time of late, even despite injuries to fellow outfielder Yasiel Puig.

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