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Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Pitcher Joe Blanton From Phillies

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired starting pitcher Joe Blanton from the Philadelphia Phillies for a player to be named or cash consideration.

Blanton, 31, went 8-9 with a 4.59 earned run average for the Phillies this season. The righthander compiled a record of 34-25 in three years with the Major League Baseball team.

The Phillies recalled pitcher B.J. Rosenberg to take his place on the roster, the team said in a statement.

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