3 players the Los Angeles Dodgers gave up on too soon

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Fans of every team around Major League Baseball can easily pick out certain players from their team's history that left the organization and took off in another uniform.

The good news is that the Los Angeles Dodgers have a storied history of being on the good side of players breaking out.

I mean, just look at a guy like Justin Turner, who was a weak-hitting utilityman for a handful of clubs before joining the Dodgers and becoming one of the best hitters the team has ever had. Or even Zack Greinke, who won a Cy Young Award in Kansas City, but didn't become one of the best pitchers in the game until he came over to L.A.

Chris Taylor was a utilityman without a job in Seattle before he came over to the Dodgers and won over the hearts of fans thanks to the Swiss Army knife toolset he brings to the table.

You get the point. The Dodgers have historically been good at capitalizing on unrealized talent. As we know, they are far from immune from being on the short end of the stick in situations like this. There are actually quite a few players who the Dodgers gave up on too soon that saw their careers reach new heights once they left the club.

It may be difficult for some, but let's take a step back in time and identify some of the hardest pills to swallow in Dodgers history. Let's rip the Band-Aid off and check out three players the club gave up on too soon.