In insurance suit, they claim torn labrum that needed surgery was unrelated to previous rotator cuff tear. Casey Blake signs three-year deal.

The Dodgers knew Jason Schmidt had a rotator cuff injury when they signed him to a contract worth a guaranteed $47 million, the club acknowledged in a court filing this week.

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