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Dodgers 2014 profile: Yimi Garcia

Yimi Garcia has had a rapid rise through the Dodgers farm system since he was signed out of the Dominican Republic in 2009. Even though a setback has derailed his spring training, he figures to make an impact on the Dodgers bullpen as early as 2014.

Jamey Wright found a home in the bullpen

Jamey Wright has been pitching the best ball of his career in his late 30s, finding a niche in the bullpen after years as a starter. He comes into camp with his first major league deal since 2005.

2014 Dodger profile: Alex Guerrero

The Dodgers would love a little bit of fielding like Alex Cora and some hitting like Pedro Guerrero from their new second baseman. But for now, questions dominate the Dodgers top off-season pick up.

Paco Rodriguez looking for better finish to 2014

After fading down the stretch and in the playoffs in 2013, Dodgers left-handed reliver Paco Rodriguez looks to rebound in 2014.

2014 Dodgers profile: Matt Kemp

After five disabled list trips in two seasons, the Dodgers center fielder just wants to be healthy upon his return in 2014.

Chris Perez, new team, new role

In the last four seasons, Chris Perez has saved 123 games, 6th best in the majors. However, he won't be closer with the Dodgers but he is ready to do what he can to help the team.

Miguel Olivo, seeking a role back in majors

Olivo had 830 plate appearances in 2011-2012 but after a disappointing 2013 season looks for another opportunity to play in majors

Seth Rosin faces many hurdles to make team

Acquired in a Rule 5 trade with the Mets, Rosin will have to make 25-man roster or be offered back to the Phillies

J.P. Howell, taking on all batters

After a successful first season with the Dodgers, Howell signed a 2-year deal

Carl Crawford, up to speed?

The 2014 profile for Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford, looking to remain healthy and a return to the speed game that made him such a valuable player in Tampa Bay.

Dodgers 2014 profile: Scott Van Slyke

Scott Van Slyke enters Spring Training in a bit of a different position than last year, and could be the primary power bat on the bench for the Dodgers in 2014.

Josh Beckett player profile, comeback from surgery

Josh Beckett looks to rebound from a somewhat unusual surgery and provide uncommon depth as the fifth starter.

2014 profile: Scott Elbert

Scott Elbert is already on the 60-day disabled list as 2014 spring training begins, will he pitch in a professional game in 2014

Jose Dominguez packs a lot of heat

Dominguez's velocity brought him to the majors but a crowded bullpen might mean a return to the minors as the 2014 season begins

2014 profile: Drew Butera

The Dodgers catcher has produced historically low offensive numbers, but stands a decent chance to make the team as the backup catcher.

Kenley Jansen, one of a kind

Kenley Jansen is due a big raise through salary arbitration in 2014 after his best year to date. Jansen had 18 walks in his first 31 major league innings in 2010-11. In 2013, he walked 18 batters all season in 76⅔ innings, to go with 111 strikeouts.

Juan Uribe, back for more

One year ago, Juan Uribe was buried on the bench and coming off two disastrous years. Now he's back after arguably his best season with a new two-year contract and the Dodgers' starting third base job.

Hyun-jin Ryu, ready for an encore

Ryu went straight from FanFest on Saturday to Arizona, a week before Dodgers pitchers and catchers are required to report to Camelback Ranch.

2014 profile: Yasiel Puig

Puig took the National League by storm in 2013. What does he have in store for his first full big league season?

2014 profile: Zack Greinke

A look at Zack Greinke heading into 2014, the second year of his six-year contract with the Dodgers. In his final 19 starts of 2013, including the playoffs, Greinke put up a 1.74 ERA with a 4.7 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

Crowd sourcing: Dodgers salary arbitration

How much will A.J. Ellis, Kenley Jansen and Clayton Kershaw make combined in 2014?

Don Mattingly, third time's a charm?

The third-year Dodgers manager likely needs to guide his club to their first playoff appearance since 2009 in order to keep his job.

Matt Kemp, shouldering the load

Kemp began last season with the highest of hopes, but after a year dashed by numerous injuries the All-Star center fielder hopes simply for a return to health in 2013.

Hyun-jin Ryu, the start of something

Hyun-jin Ryu went about his business this spring and will start tonight in preparation for his major league regular season debut next Tuesday night.

Hanley Ramirez, the best player on the field?

Manager Don Mattingly has high expectations of his shortstop, who will miss several weeks with a thumb injury.

Chad Billingsley, nailing the comeback

Billingsley heads into 2013 with a healthy arm, but a minor finger problem may slightly delay the opening to his season.

Carl Crawford, still a question mark in LF

Crawford has 5 years and $102.5M left on his contract as he joins a very well-compensated Dodger outfield

Tony Gwynn, on the outside looking in

After most of the past two years as the club's fourth outfielder, Gwynn has a tough road ahead of him to get back to the majors with the Dodgers.

Stephen Fife, on the radar

Stephen Fife is currently ninth on the Dodgers' starting pitching depth chart, but don't count him out for another big league stint in 2013.

Nick Punto, the shredder

With Hanley Ramirez's injury, Nick Punto may see more playing time than some would have predicted.

Josh Beckett, odd man in

"We've done a good job of putting some depth pieces together, but now it just comes down to working hard during spring training and the starters going out and doing their jobs," said Beckett on the first day of camp at Camelback Ranch.

Dee Gordon, working his way back to Los Angeles

While the Dodgers say Dee Gordon is part of their future, his 2013 address appears to be Albuquerque unless Hanley Ramirez's thumb becomes a problem