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Dodgers reinstate Kenley Jansen

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated right-handed pitcher Kenley Jansen from the 10-day disabled list and placed left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup on the 10-day disabled list with a left calf strain Monday.

Jansen, who missed the last nine games with an irregular heartbeat, has appeared in 51 games with Los Angeles this season, going 0-3 with 32 saves and posting a 2.15 ERA (13 ER/54.1 IP). The All-Star closer has also struck out 61 batters against 14 walks and has held the opposition to a .175 average. The right-hander currently ranks second in saves in the National League, while also ranking among NL relievers in WHIP (0.90, 6th), opponents' batting average (7th), opponents' OPS (.523, 7th) and ERA (15th).

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated right-handed pitcher Kenley Jansen from the 10-day disabled list and placed left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup on the 10-day disabled list with a left calf strain Monday.

Jansen, who missed the last nine games with an irregular heartbeat, has appeared in 51 games with Los Angeles this season, going 0-3 with 32 saves and posting a 2.15 ERA (13 ER/54.1 IP). The All-Star closer has also struck out 61 batters against 14 walks and has held the opposition to a .175 average. The right-hander currently ranks second in saves in the National League, while also ranking among NL relievers in WHIP (0.90, 6th), opponents' batting average (7th), opponents' OPS (.523, 7th) and ERA (15th).

Rosscup, 30, has appeared in eight games for the Dodgers this season, allowing five runs over 6.2 innings (6.75 ERA) and striking out 10 against one walk.

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Dodgers reinstate Daniel Hudson

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson from the 10-day disabled list and placed right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation Friday.

Hudson, who missed the last eight games with right forearm tightness, has appeared in 38 games (one start) with Los Angeles this season, going 3-2 with a 3.92 ERA (19 ER/43.2 IP) and striking out 40 against 18 walks. He has also held hitters to a .217 average, including limiting left-handed batters to a .182 mark.

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson from the 10-day disabled list and placed right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation Friday.

Hudson, who missed the last eight games with right forearm tightness, has appeared in 38 games (one start) with Los Angeles this season, going 3-2 with a 3.92 ERA (19 ER/43.2 IP) and striking out 40 against 18 walks. He has also held hitters to a .217 average, including limiting left-handed batters to a .182 mark.

Goeddel, who is making his second stint on the disabled list this season, has appeared in 31 combined games of relief with the Mariners and Dodgers, going 3-0 with a 2.95 ERA (12 ER/36.2 IP) and has limited hitters to a .195 average.

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Dodgers return home Monday to take on Cardinals, Padres

Chase Utley Bobblehead Night, Dave Roberts replica BP jersey giveaway highlight homestand promotions

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers return home Monday for a six-game homestand against the St. Louis Cardinals (August 20-22) and San Diego Padres (August 24-26), including great promotions, special events, kid-friendly activities and Players' Weekend (Aug. 24-26).

Giveaways during the homestand include a knit cap presented by UnitedHealthcare on Monday, a Chase Utley bobblehead presented by Takagi Tankless Water Heaters on Wednesday, a cooling towel presented by BeWaterWise.com on Friday, a Dave Roberts replica batting practice jersey presented by Your Southern California BMW Centers on Saturday and for kids 14 & under, Jr. Dodgers socks presented by Spectrum on Sunday. Additionally, the promotional schedule features Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's, Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola and Spectrum prior to Sunday's game with an expected appearance from Yasiel Puig in honor of Cuba Day and also postgame Kids Run the Bases following Sunday's homestand finale.

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers return home Monday for a six-game homestand against the St. Louis Cardinals (August 20-22) and San Diego Padres (August 24-26), including great promotions, special events, kid-friendly activities and Players' Weekend (Aug. 24-26).

Giveaways during the homestand include a knit cap presented by UnitedHealthcare on Monday, a Chase Utley bobblehead presented by Takagi Tankless Water Heaters on Wednesday, a cooling towel presented by BeWaterWise.com on Friday, a Dave Roberts replica batting practice jersey presented by Your Southern California BMW Centers on Saturday and for kids 14 & under, Jr. Dodgers socks presented by Spectrum on Sunday. Additionally, the promotional schedule features Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's, Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola and Spectrum prior to Sunday's game with an expected appearance from Yasiel Puig in honor of Cuba Day and also postgame Kids Run the Bases following Sunday's homestand finale.

The Padres series August 24-26 will mark Major League Baseball's second Players' Weekend, where both teams will wear specially designed uniforms with player nicknames on the back of their jerseys. Each player will also have the opportunity to recognize someone who was instrumental in his personal development, or a baseball player who inspired him, on a jersey patch on his right sleeve. 

The team will also be hosting LAFC Night (Aug. 20), Hello Kitty Night (Aug. 21), Overwatch League Night (Aug. 22), Healthcare Night (Aug. 24), LA Kings Night (Aug. 25), CSU San Bernardino Day (Aug. 26) and Cuba Day (Aug. 26). These games include special pregame programming and an exclusive item for those that purchase their tickets through Dodgers.com/Events.

A full list of promotions and special events for the upcoming homestand is below:

Monday, August 20, 7:10 p.m. vs. Cardinals
    Promotion: Knit Cap giveaway presented by UnitedHealthcare (first 40,000 ticketed fans in attendance).
    Special Event: LAFC Night (special event ticket pack, which includes an exclusive t-shirt, available at Dodgers.com/LAFC).
 • Ceremonial First Pitch: LAFC player Walker Zimmerman.

Tuesday, August 21, 7:10 p.m. vs. Cardinals
    Special Event: Hello Kitty Night (special event ticket pack, which includes an exclusive Hello Kitty drawstring bag, available at Dodgers.com/HelloKitty).

Wednesday, August 22, 7:10 p.m. vs. Cardinals
    Promotion: Chase Utley bobblehead giveaway presented by Takagi Tankless Water Heaters (first 40,000 ticketed fans in attendance).
    Special Event: Overwatch League Night (special event ticket pack, which includes an exclusive t-shirt, available at Dodgers.com/esports).
 • Ceremonial First Pitch: Overwatch League All-Star "Surefour".

Thursday, August 23 - Clayton Kershaw's 6th Annual Ping Pong 4 Purpose
    Charity event to benefit Kershaw's Challenge. Event will honor Camila and Matthew McConaughey with Kershaw's Challenge Impact Award, and welcome Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden as honorary hosts.
    More information: KershawsChallenge.com/events.

Friday, August 24, 7:10 p.m. vs. Padres
    Friday Night Fireworks presented by Denny's, themed to "players' choice" music in honor of Players' Weekend.
    Promotion: Cooling Towel giveaway presented by BeWaterWise.com (first 40,000 ticketed fans in attendance).
    Special Event: Healthcare Night (special event ticket pack, which includes an exclusive Dodgers scrub top shirt, available at Dodgers.com/Healthcare). 

Saturday, August 25, 6:10 p.m. vs. Padres
    Promotion: Dave Roberts replica batting practice jersey presented by Your Southern California BMW Centers (first 40,000 ticketed fans in attendance).
 • Anthem: Dave Roberts' daughter, Emmerson.
    Special Event: LA Kings Night (special event ticket pack sold out).
 • Ceremonial First Pitch: Kings players Dustin Brown, Tyler Toffoli, Alec Martinez and Nate Thompson.
    First Pitch: Sammy Rosa, son of fallen Long Beach Fire Captain David Rosa, who was killed in the line of duty on June 25.

Sunday, August 26, 1:10 p.m. vs. Padres
    Viva Los Dodgers presented by Coca-Cola and Spectrum. Free family-friendly event starts at 11:00 a.m. at the 76 Station, featuring live music, interactive games and player/broadcaster autographs.
 • Yasiel Puig expected to appear on-stage during the event's first hour in honor of Cuba Day.
    Promotion: Jr. Dodgers socks presented by Spectrum (first 12,000 ticketed kids 14 and under).
    CSU San Bernardino Day (special event ticket pack, which includes an exclusive t-shirt, available at Dodgers.com/CSUSB).
    Cuba Day (special event ticket pack, which includes an exclusive t-shirt, available at Dodgers.com/Cuba).
    Post-Game Kids Run the Bases. 

Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets or by calling (866) DODGERS, and information on the special events calendar can be found online at dodgers.com/groups. Information on parking and public transportation options to Dodger Stadium, including the Dodger Stadium Express, can be found online at www.dodgers.com under the Dodger Stadium tab at the top of the page.

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Dodgers reinstate Hyun-Jin Ryu

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated left-handed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu from the 60-day disabled list, placed right-handed pitcher Ross Stripling on the 10-day disabled list with low back inflammation (retroactive to August 12) and transferred left-handed pitcher Tony Cingrani from the 10-day to the 60-day disabled list.

Ryu, who missed 90 games due to a left groin strain, is slated to make his seventh start of the season tonight against the Giants in the series finale. The 31-year-old South Korea native was impressive in his six starts prior to the DL stint, going 3-0 with a 2.12 ERA (7 ER/29.2 IP) and holding hitters to a .154 average. He also struck out 36 batters against just 10 walks and posted a 0.88 WHIP. 

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated left-handed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu from the 60-day disabled list, placed right-handed pitcher Ross Stripling on the 10-day disabled list with low back inflammation (retroactive to August 12) and transferred left-handed pitcher Tony Cingrani from the 10-day to the 60-day disabled list.

Ryu, who missed 90 games due to a left groin strain, is slated to make his seventh start of the season tonight against the Giants in the series finale. The 31-year-old South Korea native was impressive in his six starts prior to the DL stint, going 3-0 with a 2.12 ERA (7 ER/29.2 IP) and holding hitters to a .154 average. He also struck out 36 batters against just 10 walks and posted a 0.88 WHIP. 

Stripling, 28, last pitched on August 9, where he allowed one run on four hits and struck out two batters in 6.0 innings. The Pennsylvania native has pitched in 28 games (17 starts) for Los Angeles this season, where he has gone 8-3 with a 2.62 ERA (32 ER/110 IP) while striking out 121 batters against just 17 walks. 

Cingrani, 29, has made two stints on the disabled list this season, missing a combined 68 games with left shoulder inflammation and strain. In 28 relief appearances with the Dodgers, he has recorded a 1-2 record and 4.84 ERA (12 ER/22.1 IP). 

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Dodgers reinstate Alex Wood

The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated left-handed pitcher Alex Wood from the 10-day disabled list and placed right-handed pitcher John Axford on the 10-day disabled list with a fractured right fibula. 

Wood, who missed the last nine games due to left adductor tendonitis, is slated to make his 23rd start of the season tonight against the Giants. The 27-year-old has posted a 7-6 record and 3.58 ERA (49 ER/123.1 IP) in 22 starts for Los Angeles this season. Since the All-Star Break, Wood is 2-1 with a 1.53 ERA (3 ER/17.2 IP) and has limited the opposition to a .161 average in three starts.  

The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated left-handed pitcher Alex Wood from the 10-day disabled list and placed right-handed pitcher John Axford on the 10-day disabled list with a fractured right fibula. 

Wood, who missed the last nine games due to left adductor tendonitis, is slated to make his 23rd start of the season tonight against the Giants. The 27-year-old has posted a 7-6 record and 3.58 ERA (49 ER/123.1 IP) in 22 starts for Los Angeles this season. Since the All-Star Break, Wood is 2-1 with a 1.53 ERA (3 ER/17.2 IP) and has limited the opposition to a .161 average in three starts.  

Axford, 35, has appeared in three games with Los Angeles since being acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays on July 31, allowing six runs over 3.1 innings (16.20 ERA) and striking out four against two walks.  

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Dodgers reinstate Erik Goeddel

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel from the 10-day disabled list and optioned switch-handed pitcher Pat Venditte to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Goeddel, who missed nine games with right lat inflammation, last pitched on August 2 against the Brewers, where he allowed three runs on two hits over 1.0 inning of relief. In 30 games with Seattle and Los Angeles this season, the California native has a 3-0 record, 3.06 ERA (12 ER/35.1 IP) and has limited the opposition to a .202 average.

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated right-handed pitcher Erik Goeddel from the 10-day disabled list and optioned switch-handed pitcher Pat Venditte to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Goeddel, who missed nine games with right lat inflammation, last pitched on August 2 against the Brewers, where he allowed three runs on two hits over 1.0 inning of relief. In 30 games with Seattle and Los Angeles this season, the California native has a 3-0 record, 3.06 ERA (12 ER/35.1 IP) and has limited the opposition to a .202 average.

Venditte, 33, has appeared in five games with Los Angeles, allowing four runs over 4.1 innings (8.31 ERA), while striking out four against one walk.

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Dodgers to start in-seat beer service Monday

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Friday that fans 21 years of age and older will be able to purchase beer from in-seat vendors at Dodger Stadium starting at Monday's 7:10 p.m. game against the San Francisco Giants.

The in-seat beer vendors will be available on all levels of Dodger Stadium and will accept both cash and credit cards from fans 21 years of age and older with valid identification. Both a domestic and premium beer option will be offered.

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced Friday that fans 21 years of age and older will be able to purchase beer from in-seat vendors at Dodger Stadium starting at Monday's 7:10 p.m. game against the San Francisco Giants.

The in-seat beer vendors will be available on all levels of Dodger Stadium and will accept both cash and credit cards from fans 21 years of age and older with valid identification. Both a domestic and premium beer option will be offered.

The Dodgers are joining other professional sports teams in California in re-introducing in-seat beer service through mobile vendors following a recent modification to Dodger Stadium's liquor license by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

The Dodgers continue to encourage fans to drink responsibly and participate in the Budweiser Good Sport Designated Driver program at Dodger Stadium, a partnership with T.E.A.M. Coalition, Levy Restaurants, ACE Beverage Distributing, and Anheuser-Busch. The objective of the Budweiser Good Sport program is to create, implement, and maintain effective alcohol awareness programs and policies for Dodger Stadium. To be a Good Sport, fans pledge they are 21 years of age or older, they will provide responsible transportation for all members of their group and will not drink alcoholic beverages. Good Sport is a pledge to our guests that we intend to maintain an enjoyable fan experience and atmosphere during Dodger baseball games. Fans can sign up at any Fan Service Station, and will receive a coupon for one complimentary soft drink and be entered in a drawing to win a special on field experience as the Budweiser Good Sport designated driver of the season.

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Dodgers place Kenley Jansen on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed All-Star closer Kenley Jansen on the 10-day disabled list with an irregular heartbeat and recalled switch-handed pitcher Pat Venditte from Triple-A Oklahoma City. 

Jansen, 30, who will be placed on the disabled list for the first time this season and for the second time in his career with an irregular heartbeat (July 29-August 25, 2011), was selected as an All-Star for the third consecutive year in 2018. In 51 appearances with the Dodgers this season, he has gone 0-3 with 32 saves and has posted a 2.15 ERA (13 ER/54.1 IP), while striking out 61 batters against 14 walks. The right-hander is currently tied with Rockies' closer Wade Davis for the National League lead in saves, while also ranking among NL relievers in opponents' OBP (.228, 5th), WHIP (0.90, 6th), strikeouts (61, T-8th), opponents' OPS (.523, 8th) and opponents' batting average (.175, 9th)

The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed All-Star closer Kenley Jansen on the 10-day disabled list with an irregular heartbeat and recalled switch-handed pitcher Pat Venditte from Triple-A Oklahoma City. 

Jansen, 30, who will be placed on the disabled list for the first time this season and for the second time in his career with an irregular heartbeat (July 29-August 25, 2011), was selected as an All-Star for the third consecutive year in 2018. In 51 appearances with the Dodgers this season, he has gone 0-3 with 32 saves and has posted a 2.15 ERA (13 ER/54.1 IP), while striking out 61 batters against 14 walks. The right-hander is currently tied with Rockies' closer Wade Davis for the National League lead in saves, while also ranking among NL relievers in opponents' OBP (.228, 5th), WHIP (0.90, 6th), strikeouts (61, T-8th), opponents' OPS (.523, 8th) and opponents' batting average (.175, 9th)

Venditte, 33, will make his seventh stint with the big league club this season and has appeared in five games with Los Angeles allowing four runs over 4.1 innings (8.31 ERA), while striking out four against one walk. In 42 relief outings with the OKC Dodgers, the ambidextrous pitcher has gone 4-2 with four saves and has posted a 1.68 ERA (9 ER/48.1 IP), while holding the opposition to a .162 average. He has also punched out 59 batters against 14 walks, while posting a 0.85 WHIP. 

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Dodgers, Giants renew rivalry Monday-Wednesday in LA

The Dodgers return home Monday for a three-game homestand against the San Francisco Giants, who are making their final trip of the season to Los Angeles. The rivalry series kicks off a stretch where the Dodgers will play 16 of 21 games at Dodger Stadium with matchups against the Giants, Cardinals, Padres, D-backs and Mets through Sept. 5.

The Giants series includes three 7:10 p.m. games, and will be highlighted by Rich Hill Bobblehead Night presented by Security Benefit on Tuesday and Lakers Night Wednesday. Lakers guard Josh Hart is scheduled to throw the ceremonial first pitch on Wednesday, and fans can purchase the Lakers Night ticket pack, which includes a Dodgers-Lakers t-shirt, at Dodgers.com/Lakers. 

The Dodgers return home Monday for a three-game homestand against the San Francisco Giants, who are making their final trip of the season to Los Angeles. The rivalry series kicks off a stretch where the Dodgers will play 16 of 21 games at Dodger Stadium with matchups against the Giants, Cardinals, Padres, D-backs and Mets through Sept. 5.

The Giants series includes three 7:10 p.m. games, and will be highlighted by Rich Hill Bobblehead Night presented by Security Benefit on Tuesday and Lakers Night Wednesday. Lakers guard Josh Hart is scheduled to throw the ceremonial first pitch on Wednesday, and fans can purchase the Lakers Night ticket pack, which includes a Dodgers-Lakers t-shirt, at Dodgers.com/Lakers. 

A full list of promotions and special events for the upcoming homestand is below:

Monday, August 13, 7:10 p.m. vs. Giants

Tuesday, August 14, 7:10 p.m. vs. Giants
    Promotion: Rich Hill Bobblehead presented by Security Benefit (first 40,000 ticketed fans in attendance).

Wednesday, August 15, 7:10 p.m. vs. Giants
    Special Event: Lakers Night (ticket package, which includes Dodgers-Lakers three-quarter sleeve shirt available at Dodgers.com/Lakers).
o   Ceremonial First Pitch: Lakers guard Josh Hart.

Tickets, including the Dodgers' newly-launched three-game Lucky Charm Mini Plan, can be purchased by visiting www.dodgers.com/tickets or by calling (866) DODGERS, and information on the special events calendar can be found online at dodgers.com/groups. Information on parking and public transportation options to Dodger Stadium, including the Dodger Stadium Express, can be found online at www.dodgers.com under the Dodger Stadium tab at the top of the page.

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Dodgers reinstate Ross Stripling

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated right-handed pitcher Ross Stripling from the 10-day disabled list and optioned switch-handed pitcher Pat Venditte to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Stripling, who missed the last nine games due to a right first toe inflammation, is slated to make his 17th start of the season tonight against the Rockies. The right-hander, who was selected to his first All-Star team this season, has been superb for the Dodgers this year going 8-3 with a 2.68 ERA (31 ER/104.0 IP) and striking out 119 batters against just 15 walks over 104.0 innings in 27 games (16 starts). Among pitchers with at least 15 starts, Stripling ranks among the best in the National League in ERA (9th), strikeouts per nine innings (10.35, 9th), walks per nine innings (0.91, 1st ML), strikeout-to-walk ratio (11.33, 1st ML) and WHIP (1.13, 11th).

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated right-handed pitcher Ross Stripling from the 10-day disabled list and optioned switch-handed pitcher Pat Venditte to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Stripling, who missed the last nine games due to a right first toe inflammation, is slated to make his 17th start of the season tonight against the Rockies. The right-hander, who was selected to his first All-Star team this season, has been superb for the Dodgers this year going 8-3 with a 2.68 ERA (31 ER/104.0 IP) and striking out 119 batters against just 15 walks over 104.0 innings in 27 games (16 starts). Among pitchers with at least 15 starts, Stripling ranks among the best in the National League in ERA (9th), strikeouts per nine innings (10.35, 9th), walks per nine innings (0.91, 1st ML), strikeout-to-walk ratio (11.33, 1st ML) and WHIP (1.13, 11th).

Venditte, 33, has appeared in five games with Los Angeles this season, allowing four runs over 4.1 innings (8.31 ERA), while striking out four against one walk over six stints with the big league club.

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Angels Transactions -- Aug. 5 at Cleveland

Today the Angels have made the following transactions:

RHP Deck McGuire - Recalled from Salt Lake

Today the Angels have made the following transactions:

RHP Deck McGuire - Recalled from Salt Lake

INF Luis Valbuena - Designated for Assignment

 

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Dodgers place Alex Wood on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed left-handed pitcher Alex Wood on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a left adductor tendonitis and reinstated left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup from the 10-day disabled list.

Wood, 27, started Friday night against the Astros, where he gave up just two runs (one earned) on four hits and struck out four over 6.0 innings. The Charlotte, NC native has posted a 7-6 record and 3.58 ERA (49 ER/123.1 IP) in 22 starts for Los Angeles this season. This is the first time Wood has been on the disabled list this year.

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed left-handed pitcher Alex Wood on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with a left adductor tendonitis and reinstated left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup from the 10-day disabled list.

Wood, 27, started Friday night against the Astros, where he gave up just two runs (one earned) on four hits and struck out four over 6.0 innings. The Charlotte, NC native has posted a 7-6 record and 3.58 ERA (49 ER/123.1 IP) in 22 starts for Los Angeles this season. This is the first time Wood has been on the disabled list this year.

Rosscup, who missed 10 games with left middle finger inflammation, has made four relief appearances with Los Angeles this season, tossing a scoreless inning of relief with one strikeout. The southpaw was claimed off of waivers by the Dodgers on July 11 from the Colorado Rockies.

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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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Dodgers reinstate Justin Turner

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated third baseman Justin Turner from the 10-day disabled list and placed infielder Chase Utley on the 10-day disabled list with left wrist inflammation.

Turner, 33, missed the past 10 games due to a right groin strain during his second stint on the disabled list this year. The Long Beach native has appeared in 50 games with the Dodgers this season batting .259 with 21 runs, eight doubles, five home runs and 20 RBI along with a .354 on-base percentage.

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated third baseman Justin Turner from the 10-day disabled list and placed infielder Chase Utley on the 10-day disabled list with left wrist inflammation.

Turner, 33, missed the past 10 games due to a right groin strain during his second stint on the disabled list this year. The Long Beach native has appeared in 50 games with the Dodgers this season batting .259 with 21 runs, eight doubles, five home runs and 20 RBI along with a .354 on-base percentage.

Utley, 39, is batting .240 with one triple, one home run and 14 RBI in 69 games with Los Angeles this season.

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Los Angeles Dodgers Announce the Launch of E|L1, a new youth sports platform

Led by Nomar Garciaparra and Aaron Trolia and backed by Los Angeles Dodgers Ownership, the effort will include professional instruction and resources for existing youth teams, athletes and their coaches.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Ownership, in partnership with former Dodger and six-time MLB All-Star Nomar Garciaparra and former MLB prospect Aaron Trolia announced the launch of E|L1. 

This venture was launched to help solve the challenges facing today's youth athletes and their families by providing players, teams, leagues, and their existing coaches with access to an elite curriculum and an always-on support system that prioritizes mental health and well-being.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Ownership, in partnership with former Dodger and six-time MLB All-Star Nomar Garciaparra and former MLB prospect Aaron Trolia announced the launch of E|L1. 

This venture was launched to help solve the challenges facing today's youth athletes and their families by providing players, teams, leagues, and their existing coaches with access to an elite curriculum and an always-on support system that prioritizes mental health and well-being.

Over-training and inadequate instruction result in injury for many athletes in youth sports programs and can cause them to leave the game completely. E|L1 aims to combat these issues with a new approach that includes credible instruction by former professional athletes, ongoing immersive training for coaches and managers and educational seminars for parents and guardians-all at an affordable cost.

For leagues and teams, E|L1 will help alleviate some of the administrative and financial challenges by providing access to state-of-the-art technology and assistance with registration, team communication, marketing, advertising and fundraising.

In Los Angeles, the GBG Training Academy in Redondo Beach will become the first Dodgers Training Academy along with the added presence of mobile camps and clinics, powered by E|L1. Over time, the organization will power additional Dodgers Training Academies that will serve the greater LA area, supporting players and teams of all skill levels - and accommodate players and families who may not be able to afford the high price of other elite sports academies.

"E|L1 is a player-first organization that values personal development just as much as training and winning, and believes that youth of all ages and skill levels should have greater access to the game," says Garciaparra, who founded GBG (Garciaparra Baseball Group) Training Academy with his brother, Michael, and partners, Paul Rappoli and Aaron Trolia to develop youth and high school players. "As a former youth athlete and parent, I know the industry is broken. We are launching E|L1 to help kids learn for those who've lived it at the highest levels, and set a new standard for excellence in instruction."

E|L1 will also power Trolia's existing facilities and programs in Washington State-Northwest Prospects Academy (NPA), 5 Tool Academy, RISE Football, and Softball University-which will also be backed by Dodgers Ownership resources.

"We're on a mission to elevate youth through sport," said Trolia. "Our vision has always been to serve the community using sport as the vehicle. We will provide the highest level of instruction, taught by former professional players who have been trained to teach their skillsets, emphasizing the fundamental principles of the game for both boys and girls. E|L1 will focus on both coaching and instruction, furthering players' physical skills while supporting them mentally and emotionally. E|L1 will also be the resource center to consistently train, support and develop coaches, from youth leagues to travel organizations and everything in between. Learn from those who lived it!"

"We've been carefully searching for the right investment in youth sports for years," said Tucker Kain, CFO of the LA Dodgers and Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Elysian Park Ventures. "With E|L1, we have found a model that works and layered in powerful new elements that no one else can. With the backing of the Dodgers brand, its instructional expertise and influence, and the emerging technologies we have invested in through Elysian Park Ventures, we believe that E|L1 can thrive here in LA and will have a profound impact on baseball and softball across the country." 

For more information about E|L1, visit el1sports.com and follow @EL1Sports on Twitter and Instagram.

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About E|L1

E|L1 is a movement committed to revolutionizing youth sports, founded by former Seattle Mariners Prospect, Aaron Trolia and backed by the Los Angeles Dodgers, Nomar Garciaparra and Elysian Park Ventures. E|L1 addresses some of the biggest challenges facing today's youth athletes and their families and coaches with a new approach to instruction, administration and cost. It prides itself on being a player-first organization that values health and well-being as much as training and winning, and believes that youth of all ages and skill levels should have access to amazing experiences in sport.

About Elysian Park Ventures

Elysian Park is a private investment firm created by the ownership group of the Los Angeles Dodgers to invest in and partner with exceptional entrepreneurs operating at the intersection of sports, technology and entertainment. Based in Los Angeles and New York, Elysian Park invests across stages from seed to growth, and also provides entrepreneurs with strategic, operational and management resources through the Global Sports Venture Studio with R/GA.

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