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Ex-Dodgers veteran saved by heartwarming move from team after tragic fate

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The Los Angeles Dodgers just extended a helping hand to a former player in a big way. The team has announced that they’re renewing the contract of outfielder Andrew Toles.

Toles had not played for the Dodgers since 2018 and was subsequently placed on the restricted list the following year. In 2020, he was later arrested over trespassing charges after he was found sleeping behind a Fed Ex Building at the Key West International Airport in Florida.

It turned out that Andrew Toles had been battling mental health issues and has been diagnosed with schizophrenia. Los Angeles’ renewal of his contract grants him access to health insurance benefits and resources to help him deal with his mental health struggles.

Two years ago Andrew Toles was arrested after he was found sleeping behind a Florida airport

Once a starter in playoff games, Toles has not played in a pro game since 2018. On Thursday the Dodgers renewed Toles’ contract so he has access to health insurance.

Toles had played in just shy of a hundred games for Los Angeles from 2016-2018, including 11 postseason games in 2016. He may not have been a mainstay in Dodger blue, but the franchise clearly wants to take care of its own.