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Dodgers Sign Dinelson Lamet To Minors Contract

The Dodgers have signed right-hander Dinelson Lamet to a minor league deal, based on Jon Heyman of the New York Post (via X).  The 31-year-old Lamet additionally receives an invite to the Dodgers’ massive league spring camp.

Lamet has spent virtually his total profession within the NL West, aside from a few months (and a single MLB recreation) within the Red Sox group final season, and a fair briefer four-day stint with the Brewers with none appearances at any degree in 2022, as Milwaukee rapidly designated Lamet for project after buying him as a part of the Josh Hader commerce.

It has been an sadly fast drop from Cy Young Award contender to borderline journeyman standing for Lamet, who has been stricken by accidents since his seeming breakout yr with the Padres in 2020.  Since Opening Day 2021, nonetheless, Lamet has amassed solely 107 complete innings within the massive leagues, whereas posting an ungainly 6.88 ERA.  Lamet pitched decently properly for the Rockies throughout the the rest of the 2022 season after Colorado claimed him off waivers from Milwaukee, however that restricted success didn’t in any respect carry over to this previous season, as Lamet had an 11.71 ERA over his 16 appearances with the Rockies and one recreation with the Red Sox.

As a lot as Lamet has struggled over the previous few years, Padres and Rockies followers are undoubtedly fearful {that a} profession revival may happen in Los Angeles, given how the Dodgers have scored on quite a few reclamation initiatives lately.  There’s no threat for the Dodgers in seeing what Lamet can do throughout Spring Training, and whether or not or not he can keep wholesome and recapture any of his early-career type.


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