Dempster ready to return from suspension

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LOS ANGELES — Ryan Dempster finished his five-game suspension from Major League Baseball on Sunday by sitting in the stands and watching the Red Sox play the Dodgers.

Under the rules, Dempster was allowed to work out before the game but could not be in the dugout or clubhouse during the game. So he showered, dressed and went to look for a seat among the fans.

“I’ll go find a seat somewhere and play ‘Where’s Waldo?’ I like being out there with the fans,” he said.

Dempster was suspended for intentionally throwing at Alex Rodriguez during last Sunday’s game at Fenway Park. He is eligible to play on Tuesday, but the Red Sox pushed him back to Friday’s game against the Chicago White Sox.

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