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Dodgers waiting for Kenley Jansen's velocity to return

LOS ANGELES - The concept of baseball trauma does not faze Dave Roberts. During his first two seasons managing the Los Angeles Dodgers, Roberts made do with a historic number of players sidelined because of injury and spent extended time without the pillars of his roster. At each turn, Roberts and the Dodgers front office devised solutions culled from the depth of the organization's talent pool.

Roberts managed without Clayton Kershaw for 10 weeks in 2016 and nearly six weeks in 2017; the team won the National League West both seasons. The Dodgers set a major league record for players

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