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Dodgers sign Brandon Morrow to minors deal

RHP is a non-roster invitee to big league camp

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The Dodgers added to their spring training bullpen competition, signing Brandon Morrow to a minor league contract with a non-roster invitation to spring training, per Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports and Ken Gurnick of

Morrow will earn $1.25 million if he makes the team, per Andy McCullough of the LA Times. There are also bonuses:

Morrow, 32, spent the last two seasons with the Padres, though he missed a year and a half with a shoulder impingement that eventually required surgery. The right-hander put up a 1.69 ERA in 18 relief appearances after his return to the mound in August, with eight strikeouts and three walks in 16 innings.

After beginning his career as a reliever in Seattle in 2007, Morrow was a starter for six seasons before his shoulder injury, starting 98 of his 105 appearances from 2010-2015 with the Blue Jays and Padres.

In his very limited duty in 2016, Morrow held right-handed batters to hitting .300/.310/.350.

Dodgers pitchers and catchers report to spring training at Camelback Ranch on Feb. 15.