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Dodgers acquire Rob Rasmussen from Astros for John Ely

The Dodgers on Wednesday acquired left-handed pitcher Rob Rasmussen from the Houston Astros in exchange for pitcher John Ely. The move opened up a spot on the 40-man roster for Los Angeles.

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ElyMania was fun while it lasted

For over a month in 2010, Ely was the best pitcher on the Dodgers' staff.

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Analysis of the Rasmussen/Ely trade

A few more looks at the trade with the Astros, plus some other Dodgers news from Wednesday.

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More on new Dodger Rob Rasmussen

The left-handed pitcher, who turns 24 on Apr. 2, went to high school in Pasadena and college at UCLA.

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Dodgers trade John Ely to Astros for Rob Rasmussen

Ely won the pitching triple crown in the Pacific Coast League in 2012. Rasmussen, a native of Arcadia who pitched for UCLA, pitched ended 2012 pitching in Double-A.

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