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Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Miguel Olivo, left, sits during a rain delay in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Monday, May 5, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

NEW YORK (AP) — Miguel Olivo has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers after his fight in the dugout with Triple-A Albuquerque teammate Alex Guerrero.

The team announced the move Thursday in a two-sentence statement that made no reference to the brawl during a game Tuesday at Salt Lake.

Olivo was placed on the suspended list the next day by the Albuquerque Isotopes. The veteran catcher's release reduces the Dodgers' roster to 39 players.

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The Dodgers had said Guerrero is recovering from reconstructive surgery on his left ear and will remain in a Salt Lake City hospital for a couple of days.

Guerrero, the Dodgers' No. 7 prospect according to Baseball America heading into this season, isn't expect to press charges.

Olivo has displayed a hot temper on the field before, charging at Jose Reyes and missing with a wild punch during a dustup between the Marlins and Mets in the 2007 season. The 35-year-old catcher appeared in eight games for the Dodgers this month, marking his 13th season in the majors.