"I think he was healthy this season," Duquette said. "He mentioned that he had some chips taken out of his elbow at the end of last season (2010). We were encouraged by his durability, the number of games that he won, and when he was in the big leagues, he pitched effectively. He won three games, and his ERA was in the 3s. The Dodgers signed [Aaron] Harang, and that made him available."