Dodgers drop Brown from 40-man roster

Dodgers drop Brown from 40-man roster

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers outrighted right-handed pitcher Brooks Brown to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Friday, clearing a spot on the 40-man roster.

Brown, 30, has never pitched for the Dodgers. He was claimed from Colorado on Oct. 14 and has gone 1-4 with a 3.97 ERA in 64 Major League games for the Rockies over the past two years.

The Dodgers have 36 players on their roster with the Winter Meetings opening Monday.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.