He will be designated for assignment today. This probably means the end of his time with the Dodgers, unless he 1) clears waivers; 2) isn’t traded; and 3) accepts an assignment to the minor leagues. It seems a little farfetched that all three of those things would happen. This is still a decent big-league pitcher with a lot of experience, so I can’t imagine there won’t be SOME team out there that is interesting in picking him up. … To make room for Kershaw, whose contract will be purchased later today, the team will option Yhency Brazoban to the Triple-A Las Vegas. The Loaiza move won’t open a roster spot because Esteban is on the 15-day disabled list. He is a victim of a roster crunch, more than anything. The Dodgers’ 40-man is full, and that means difficult decisions sometimes have to be made.