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As the summer wound down, there was lots of news in the summer college leagues and high school wood bat tournaments.

College | #2007

Dodgers Dump Perez On Royals

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The Dodgers already had banished ineffective Odalis Perez to relief, but he chafed at that role and accused the team of treating him like "trash" a week ago. Los Angeles gladly found a taker for Perez on Tuesday, sending him to the Royals for Elmer Dessens. To make the deal worth Kansas City's while, the Dodgers also included pitching prospects Blake Johnson and Julio Pimentel, plus roughly $8 million to offset the remainder of Perez' contract, which runs through 2007.

Majors | #2006#Trade Central

Chisox Acquire Former All-Star

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The White Sox completed a trade for a former all-star on Monday, but it wasn't the deal for Alfonso Soriano so hotly rumored earlier in the afternoon. Instead, Chicago added Mike MacDougal from the Royals at the cost of minor league pitchers Tyler Lumsden and Daniel Cortes.

Majors | #2006#Trade Central