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Dodgers release Olivo after he bit Albuquerque teammate

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published May 22 2014 12:51 pm • Last Updated May 22 2014 11:13 pm

The Los Angeles Dodgers released Albuquerque catcher Miguel Olivo on Thursday.

Olivo, 35, was involved in a fight with teammate Alex Guererro during Tuesday’s 7-4 loss to the Salt Lake Bees at Smith’s Ballpark.

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During the eighth-inning altercation, which occurred in the Isotopes’ dugout, Olivo bit Guerrero on the ear. The infielder from Cuba, who signed a $28 million contract with the Dodgers last winter, will be sidelined indefinitely after undergoing surgery on his ear.

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