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Dodgers trade Claudio Vargas to Milwaukee

July 31, 2009 | 10:19 am


With less than three hours remaining until the 1 p.m. PDT nonwaiver trade deadline, the Dodgers sent pitcher Claudio Vargas to Milwaukee in exchange for minor-league catcher Vinny Rottino.

The move clears a roster spot for reliever George Sherrill, acquired yesterday from the Baltimore Orioles.

More details to come at

-- Dylan Hernandez and Bill Shaikin

Photo: Claudio Vargas. Credit: Kirby Lee / US Presswire