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New father Rodriguez to rejoin Dodgers Wednesday

MLB.com

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez was a no-show at Tuesday's Dodger Stadium workout after becoming a father for the first time.

A club spokesman said Eli Jacob Rodriguez, nine pounds and one ounce, was born Sunday in Arizona. Paco Rodriguez is expected to be in Atlanta for Wednesday's workout.

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers reliever Paco Rodriguez was a no-show at Tuesday's Dodger Stadium workout after becoming a father for the first time.

A club spokesman said Eli Jacob Rodriguez, nine pounds and one ounce, was born Sunday in Arizona. Paco Rodriguez is expected to be in Atlanta for Wednesday's workout.

The team flew to Atlanta immediately after Tuesday's workout and will work out at Turner Field Wednesday.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. Austin Laymance is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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