Dodgers option Casey Fien to Triple-A

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Over the weekend, the Dodgers claimed reliever Casey Fien off waivers from the Twins. On Monday, the club announced it has optioned him to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Fien, 32, was one of a handful of castoffs from the Twins, who have had myriad issues, resulting in an 8-23 record. Fien surrendered 12 runs on 21 hits and three walks with 12 strikeouts in 13 2/3 innings with the Twins, resulting in a disappointing 7.90 ERA. Between 2012-15, however, Fien posted a sub-4.00 ERA, so he has historically been a reliable bullpen arm.

The Dodgers have had bullpen troubles of their own, enough that the club has even considered promoting 19-year-old prospect Julio Urias. Jharel Cotton and Jose De Leon have also drawn consideration.