Hardball Talk "Brandon League, who passed through waivers unclaimed after being designated for assignment last week, has now been released by the Dodgers. Los Angeles is on the hook for his entire $7.5 million salary as part of a three-year, $22.5 million deal handed out by the old front office regime, so now..." July 11
#Dodgers aren’t done. Per sources, talking to teams about Brandon League, willing to pay almost half of his $7.5M salary as part of deal.
CSN Bay Area "This time last year Brandon League had just signed a three-year, $22.5 million contract to become the Dodgers’ closer and now he’s in danger of not even making the team out of spring training. League was awful last season, losing the closer gig and being demoted to a mop-up role while posting a..." March 12
Hardball Talk "Overshadowed by the bench-clearing ugliness of last night’s Dodgers-Diamondbacks game is that Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly finally decided to change closers, announcing beforehand that Kenley Jansen would replace Brandon League in the ninth inning. Jansen has always been the far superior..." June 12
MLB.com "Kenley Jansen is the new Dodgers closer. Manager Don Mattingly made the change Tuesday, one day after Brandon League blew his fourth save. League entered Monday's game in the ninth inning with the Dodgers leading the D-backs, 3-1, but allowed four runs and took the loss. Mattingly said the..." June 11
Mattingly said Brandon League is still his closer "for now."