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Dodgers News: Billy McKinney and Zach Reks Designated for Assignment

On Friday, the made a series of roster moves that resulted in a pair of players being designated for assignment. Outfielder/first baseman Billy McKinney and outfielder Zach Reks were removed from the 40-man roster as the team added five minor league prospects to protect them from the MLB Rule 5 Draft.

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After being picked up off the waiver wire midseason, McKinney played 37 with the during the regular season and added four more during the postseason where he picked up just 1 plate appearance. Across those 37 regular season games, the 26-year-old hit just .146 with 1 home run and 7 runs batted in.

Reks made his MLB debut with the in 2021, four years after being drafted out of the University of Kentucky by the team as a 10th round pick in the 2017 draft. He went hitless in 10 plate appearances, striking out 7 times. 

The 40-man roster is at 40 players meaning the will have more work to do and tough decisions to make before any major splashes this offseason.

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On Friday, the made a series of roster moves that resulted in a pair of players being designated for assignment. Outfielder/first baseman Billy McKinney and outfielder Zach Reks were

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