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Dodgers activate John Axford

The Los Angeles Dodgers today activated right-handed pitcher John Axford (#88) and placed right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel on the 10-day disabled list with right lat inflammation.

Axford, who was acquired from the Blue Jays at the trade deadline, has appeared in 45 games (one start) for the Blue Jays this season, going 4-1 with a 4.41 ERA (25 ER/51.0 IP) and has held hitters to a .234 average. Over 10 big league seasons, the 35-year-old has gone 38-34 with 144 saves and has posted a 3.78 ERA in 538 career games (one start) with the Brewers (2009-13), Cardinals (2013), Indians (2014), Pirates (2014), Rockies (2015), Athletics (2016-17) and Blue Jays (2018).

The Los Angeles Dodgers today activated right-handed pitcher John Axford (#88) and placed right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel on the 10-day disabled list with right lat inflammation.

Axford, who was acquired from the Blue Jays at the trade deadline, has appeared in 45 games (one start) for the Blue Jays this season, going 4-1 with a 4.41 ERA (25 ER/51.0 IP) and has held hitters to a .234 average. Over 10 big league seasons, the 35-year-old has gone 38-34 with 144 saves and has posted a 3.78 ERA in 538 career games (one start) with the Brewers (2009-13), Cardinals (2013), Indians (2014), Pirates (2014), Rockies (2015), Athletics (2016-17) and Blue Jays (2018).

Goeddel, 29, has a 3-0 record and has posted a 3.06 ERA (12 ER/35.1 IP) in 30 games of relief for Seattle and Los Angeles this season while limiting hitters to a .202 average and striking out 43 batters against 20 walks.

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