Dodgers release Carl Crawford

The Los Angeles Dodgers officially released outfielder Carl Crawford on Monday.

What It Means:

Crawford was designated for assignment on June 5th and no one was willing to deal. Los Angeles is eating the remaining $35 million in his contract.

The 34-year-old outfielder is hitting only .185/.230/.235 across 87 plate appearances this season and has had trouble staying on the field the last few years. He has no homers and only six RBIs on the year.