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The Dodgers re-signed Clayton Kershaw on Friday, but the same can't be said for reliever Joe Kelly. According reports, Kelly has agreed to a two-year deal with Chicago White Sox. USA Today's Bob Nightengale was the first to report the news.

AM570's David Vassegh stated that Tony LaRussa was a big reason the Kelly-to-Chicago happened so quickly.

Considering that Kelly stated in February that there was "mutual interest" in the reliever re-signing with LA, the news comes as a bit of surprise for Dodgers fans. Back in November, the Dodgers had declined Kelly's fourth-year team option which resulted in the 33-year-old becoming a free agent.

In 115 appearances with the Dodgers, Kelly posted a 3.59 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP.