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Dodgers replace Garret Anderson with Jay Gibbons

Nationals at Dodgers, 1:10 p.m.

  • Scott Podsednik, LF

  • Ryan Theriot, 2B

  • Andre Ethier, RF

  • James Loney, 1B

  • Matt Kemp, CF

  • Ronnie Belliard, 3B

  • Jamey Carroll, SS

  • A.J. Ellis, C

  • Ted Lilly, P

Twenty-three days before rosters can expand Sept. 1, the Dodgers have decided they can't wait on Garret Anderson anymore. Jay Gibbons, with a .969 OPS in Albuquerque this season, had his contract purchased by the team, which designated Anderson for assignment.

Don't expect miracles. The 33-year-old Gibbons had a .621 OPS with Baltimore in 2007, the last time he was in the majors.