Los Angeles Dodgers sign reliever Hansel Robles to a minor league contract, the agreement is an early trade-off for the team’s steady accumulation of vets coming in from other organizations.

Just one day before turning 32 years old, where he belongs amongst teammates who share this age group,

he will not appear at Busch Stadium again; as pitchers are no longer needed and called upon there, particularly when they are starting out.

L.A continues to stack its roster with left-handed relief pitchers post-trade deadline.

all part of what is anticipated to be serviceable moves during the second half of next season when injury-plagued players have yet another opportunity at extending,

Their season without sacrificing too much development time per outing while working around current limitations.

And then we see Catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia continuing his journey westward – welcome back!

Dellin Betances, currently on his fourth week in Triple-A, is trying to make his way back after undergoing shoulder surgery last July.

It has been a difficult year for him as an icon of the sport has been plagued by injuries. In eight games played while at Oklahoma City.

he holds a 6.14 ERA and hasn’t given up a single home run yet. In his prime, his fastball velocity averaged 93.6 mph – four ticks lower now