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Dodgers sign Joe Kelly to bolster their bullpen

The Dodgers arrived at the winter meetings seeking, among other objectives, to solidify the bridge to closer Kenley Jansen, a dicey mission given the widespread volatility of relievers. But the Dodgers were intent and struck late Wednesday night, reaching an agreement with right-hander Joe Kelly on a three-year contract worth $25 million, according to people with knowledge of the situation. The deal is pending a physical.