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NL West: Dodgers trade Carlos Frias to Cleveland

Check out what’s happening in the National League West.

Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images

The Dodgers have parted ways with Carlos Frias, sending him to Cleveland in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. To make room on the 40-man, Frias was designated for assignment last week. The 27-year old made one major league appearance for Los Angeles, pitching four scoreless innings before heading to the DL for a strained right oblique.

Here’s what else is going down in the National League West:

  • ZiPS really, really like where the Rockies are heading.
  • Was signing Randy Johnson the best free-agent move the Diamondbacks, or anyone, has made in baseball history?
  • The Giants are on a quest for more left-handed bullpen depth.
  • The Padres must be getting advice from the Yankees because their promotional schedule for next season is pretty awful.
  • Here’s a closer look at the pros, cons, and results of the Greg Holland deal.
  • Could 2017 be the year the Diamondbacks finally get their ace?
  • What role will Jae-Guyn Hwang play for the Giants this upcoming season?
  • Former Padres reliever Brandon Morrow has signed with the Dodgers.
  • The Dodgers have brought in Ike Davis for reinforcements...yeah, let’s go with that.
  • Colorado shortstop Trevor Story is mentoring prospect Brendan Rodgers in a heartwarming tale that would also make an excellent movie.
  • In case you need a place to channel some unfettered anger, here are the five worst mistakes made in the Diamondbacks’ Tony La Russa era.
  • If you had to make the ultimate Giants team using players from the past 25 years, what would you do?
  • Randy Jones is beating throat cancer.
  • Here are all the highlights you need from Dodgers Fan Fest.