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Dodgers sign outfielder Jordan Schafer to minor league contract

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As first reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Dodgers have signed outfielder Jordan Schafer to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. The deal will play Schafer a $1 million salary while he is in the major leagues, if he ever does reach the major league level with Los Angeles.

Schafer batted just .217/.250/.261 across 74 plate appearances last season with the Twins before suffering an MCL sprain in his right knee.

For his career, the 29-year-old is a .228/.308/.307 major league hitter.

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