LOS ANGELES– The Los Angeles Dodgers put left-hander Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day damaged checklist Friday, eventually after he left a beginning with reduced pain in the back.
This notes the 34-year-old Kershaw’s 2nd journey to the damaged checklist this period. He was formerly sidelined with swelling in a pelvic joint.
Kershaw had an X-ray as well as an MRI on Friday, as well as absolutely nothing brand-new was exposed in the MRI. Supervisor Dave Roberts stated Kershaw ached on Friday, which triggered to the IL relocation.
” There had not been any kind of brand-new searchings for, to ensure that’s a favorable,” Roberts stated. “This was the best-case circumstance originating from the MRI.”
Kershaw’s previous back injury got on the appropriate side, as well as this set is a lot more on the left side, according to Roberts.
The three-time NL Cy Youthful Honor champion was heating up prior to the 5th inning of a 5-3 success over San Francisco on Thursday when he directed as well as recoiled to the Dodgers’ dugout. He later on strolled off the area with an instructor.
Kershaw, a nine-time All-Star, is 7-3 with a 2.64 period as well as 88 strikeouts in 85 1/3 innings.
Likewise Friday, the Dodgers turned on utilityman Chris Taylor, that missed out on a month with a broken left foot. He’s batting.238 with 6 homers as well as 27 RBIs in 74 video games.
The Dodgers additionally remembered right-hander Reyes Moronta as well as optioned outfielder James Outman.
Moronta is 0-0 with a 4.67 period as well as 20 strikeouts in 17 1/3 innings. Outman went 6 of 13 with one homer as well as 3 RBIs in 4 video games with the Dodgers.
The Dodgers will certainly require to fill up Kershaw’s area in the turning in the future. Dustin May, that had Tommy John surgical treatment in 2014, is trending towards a return quickly. May has an additional rehabilitation beginning Tuesday in Triple-A Oklahoma City.
” The globe will certainly look various after that,” Roberts stated. “After that we’ll decide on whether he need to make an additional one, which is more than likely, so currently you’re taking a look at someone in our system to make that (following beginning). (Ryan) Pepiot definitely makes good sense.”
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