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Alex Verdugo's next proving ground is in full outfield

LOS ANGELES - Alex Verdugo believes he is major-league ready. So does Bill Haselman, who managed him in triple A. And the Los Angeles Dodgers' decision-makers - from Andrew Friedman to Dave Roberts.

Verdugo, 22, has been known as a top-tier prospect for a couple of years now, a standing solidified by his gleaming numbers at triple-A Oklahoma City. There is nothing else to show. The boxes have been checked. All parties

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