Today the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named later. Blanton, claimed off waivers, is 31 years of age and sports a 8-9 record with a 4.59 ERA. He joins a rotation that includes Clayton Kershaw, Aaron Harang, Chris Capuano and Chad Billingsley. Stephen Fife is most likely to be sent to the minor leagues (AAA) to make room for Blanton.
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