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Dodgers raise money for earthquake recovery

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LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers raised $10,000 for the Red Cross' relief efforts for the devastating earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan with a pregame autograph signing on Tuesday.

Pitcher Kenta Maeda, outfielder Yasiel Puig, announcer Jaime Jarrin and manager Dave Roberts participated, with proceeds from the signings raising $4,500 and the Dodgers donating the remaining funds to push the total to $10,000.

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LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers raised $10,000 for the Red Cross' relief efforts for the devastating earthquakes in Ecuador and Japan with a pregame autograph signing on Tuesday.

Pitcher Kenta Maeda, outfielder Yasiel Puig, announcer Jaime Jarrin and manager Dave Roberts participated, with proceeds from the signings raising $4,500 and the Dodgers donating the remaining funds to push the total to $10,000.

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Both countries recently suffered devastating earthquakes, causing massive damage and loss of life.

Maeda, a native of Tadaoka in the Osaka Prefecture of Japan, spearheaded this fundraising event, and Jarrín, a native of Quito, Ecuador, joined him to encourage support of his native country.

Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB.com since 2001.

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