Dodgers cut ties with Ted Lilly

Updated: July 26, 2013, 4:11 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers cut ties with veteran left-hander Ted Lilly on Thursday, designating him for assignment the day after they activated him from the 15-day disabled list.

The Dodgers and Lilly have differed all season about how much time he needed to spend pitching in minor league games as he recovered from a series of injuries. The team wanted him to report for another rehab assignment so he could transition from starting to relief work.

Lilly thought ...

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