Dodgers announce NLDS roster; Paco Rodriguez, Joc Pederson, Darwin Barney cut.

The Dodgers will carry 12 pitchers and 13 position players on their roster for the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Among the final cuts were left-hander Paco Rodriguez, outfielder Joc Pederson and infielder Darwin Barney.

The Dodgers will carry four starting pitchers and eight relievers, including two left-handers: Scott Elbert and J.P. Howell.

Here is the complete roster:
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Dee Gordon will enjoy ‘Super 2′ status this off-season.

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Dee Gordon stole 64 bases and hit 12 triples during the regular season, leading MLB in both categories. (Associated Press photo)

Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors.com reported Monday that the minimum service time to be considered a “Super 2″ player in 2014 is two years, 133 days. At two years, 154 days, Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon is projected to make the cut.

What does that mean, and who should care?

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Dee Gordon and Jake Peavy are text-message buddies now.

Dee GordonThis is funny. From San Francisco Giants beat writer Alex Pavlovic on MercuryNews.com:

After seeing Jake Peavy’s quotes last night, Dee Gordon had a teammate take a picture of him standing in the clubhouse wearing just a towel and shower shoes, holding a big bottle of shampoo. He texted it to Peavy, who loved the back-and-forth. Should be a fun first at-bat next Monday.