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Dodgers ink infielder Stewart to Minors deal

Dodgers ink infielder Stewart to Minors deal

Dodgers ink infielder Stewart to Minors deal

SAN FRANCISCO -- In the name of depth, the Dodgers signed free-agent infielder Ian Stewart to a Minor League contract.

Stewart was released by the Cubs last week after complaining about management via Twitter because he had not been called up from Triple-A. He will be assigned to Triple-A Albuquerque.

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Stewart provides depth at third base, where the Dodgers became a little thinner this week when Luis Cruz left to join the Yankees.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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