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Dodgers trade Octavio Dotel to Rockies

Updated: September 18, 2010, 11:58 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers traded Octavio Dotel to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named later before the two teams played against each other Saturday at Dodger Stadium, ending the veteran reliever's seven-week stint with the club.

"Over the course of the final 15 games of the season, it's an extra arm in situations that make sense for him -- versus using up a [Matt] Belisle and a [Rafael] Betancourt in situations that now we wouldn't necessarily have to," Rockies ...

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