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Dodgers claim Brown from Rockies, DFA Johnson

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers aren't letting the postseason disrupt their incessant roster manipulation, as they claimed right-handed pitcher Brooks Brown from the Rockies on Wednesday while designating for assignment reliever Jim Johnson.

Brown, 30, pitched in 36 games this year with a 4.91 ERA, but he was sidelined with right shoulder inflammation.

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Johnson, acquired from the Braves in the Hector Olivera trade, was 0-3 with a 10.13 ERA in 23 games with the Dodgers.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for
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