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Ohtani's timeline; Yamamoto, Glasnow in line to pitch in Korea

@juanctoribio
February 21, 2024

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Given that Shohei Ohtani has gone through the rehab process following elbow surgery, the Dodgers are letting the two-way superstar create his schedule. For Ohtani to feel comfortable playing on Opening Day, March 20, in Seoul, South Korea, the two-time American League MVP Award winner said he

With a healed knee, Lux ready to take over short

@juanctoribio
February 13, 2024

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Gavin Lux has grown used to waiting and being patient since becoming a big leaguer in 2019. Despite being one of the game’s top prospects coming through the Minors, Lux has been waiting for his turn to shine for years. In 2021, Lux had to wait to

Injuries & Moves: Kershaw signed; May, Gonsolin to 60-day IL

February 9, 2024

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Ohtani 'very confident' he'll be ready to DH on Opening Day

@juanctoribio
February 3, 2024

LOS ANGELES -- Coming into the 2024 season, it’s already known Shohei Ohtani won’t be on the mound this year as he recovers from a second right elbow surgery. But Ohtani, unlike any other player in the Majors, has the ability to still make a significant impact at the plate.

Kershaw has shoulder surgery, hopes to pitch in '24

@juanctoribio
November 3, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- Longtime Dodgers star and current free agent Clayton Kershaw announced on Friday that he underwent surgery on his left shoulder, specifically to repair the glenohumeral ligaments and capsule. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache. While it is unclear how long Kershaw will be sidelined, the

Dodgers hopeful Betts (left foot) will return soon

CT scan, MRI come back negative for star outfielder on Friday
@juanctoribio
September 9, 2023

WASHINGTON -- Dodgers star Mookie Betts will likely miss all three games against the Nationals over the weekend, according to manager Dave Roberts, and his status for Monday’s game against the Padres will depend on how he feels. Betts left loanDepot park on crutches following the club’s 10-0 win over

Buehler shut down for remainder of '23 season

@juanctoribio and @_dadler
September 8, 2023

WASHINGTON -- Dodgers right-hander Walker Buehler, who is recovering from his second Tommy John surgery, was hopeful that he could return at some point in the 2023 season. But on Friday, Buehler and the Dodgers came to the decision that he will not return this year, and they are shifting

Gonsolin to undergo Tommy John surgery

August 28, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers right-hander Tony Gonsolin already was lost for the remainder of this season. Now his absence is expected to extend through the end of the 2024, as well. The Dodgers on Monday announced that Gonsolin will need Tommy John surgery. The procedure is set for Friday and

Gonsolin to IL, 'unlikely' to pitch again this season

@SarahWexler32
August 19, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- After struggling to the tune of 10 earned runs and five homers allowed on Friday, Tony Gonsolin is heading to the 15-day injured list with right forearm inflammation, and there’s a chance his season could be over. The Dodgers announced the move prior to their 3-1 win

Urías is simply nails in return as LA sweeps

@SarahWexler32
August 4, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- With two months left in the regular season, Julio Urías still has time to prove he can be the ace the Dodgers expected him to be this year. Thursday night was a good start, as Urías hurled five scoreless innings in the Dodgers’ 8-2 victory to complete

Kershaw's return from injury pushed back after MRI

@juanctoribio
July 14, 2023

NEW YORK -- When Clayton Kershaw landed on the 15-day injured list a few weeks ago with left shoulder inflammation, the Dodgers were adamant that they expected their ace to return by the time he was eligible on July 15 against the Mets. But after getting an MRI before the

May to undergo flexor tendon surgery on right elbow

Dodgers get tough news before dropping back-and-forth affair with Pirates
@juanctoribio
July 5, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- Before Tuesday’s game against the Pirates, manager Dave Roberts made sure to get his point across. When asked about the inability of most of the Dodgers’ starting pitchers to get deep into games, Roberts said that needed to change moving forward. In the club's 9-7 loss at

With Kershaw hitting IL, Dodgers pitching delivers

@juanctoribio
July 4, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- After a few days of pushing back the decision, the Dodgers placed left-hander Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day injured list with left shoulder soreness before Monday’s game against the Pirates, retroactive to Friday. Replacing Kershaw, especially given his production this season, will be impossible for the Dodgers

Kershaw dealing with left shoulder inflammation

@juanctoribio
June 29, 2023

DENVER -- After a couple of days, Clayton Kershaw disclosed that he has left shoulder inflammation, which is why he exited Tuesday night’s start against the Rockies after six innings and just 79 pitches. Kershaw said his shoulder was “a little cranky” in the sixth inning and that’s why he

Syndergaard (finger blister) lands on IL

@benweinrib
June 8, 2023

CINCINNATI -- After a frustratingly disappointing start to his Dodgers tenure and a couple of injuries to his right index finger, Noah Syndergaard is getting a reset. The Dodgers placed the veteran right-hander on the 15-day injured list Thursday, officially for a blister, following yet another poor start. They have

May (elbow strain) out until after All-Star break

@juanctoribio
May 23, 2023

ATLANTA -- The Dodgers transferred Dustin May to the 60-day injured list on Tuesday, officially ruling out the hard-throwing right-hander until at least sometime after the All-Star break in mid-July. The 25-year-old exited his May 17 start after just one inning and 16 pitches with what the Dodgers called “right

May's injury a test of Dodgers' pitching depth

@juanctoribio
May 19, 2023

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May (right flexor pronator strain) heads to IL

Dodgers righty exits after one inning in finale vs. Twins, timetable to return unknown
@SarahWexler32
May 17, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- Dustin May is headed to the injured list with a right flexor pronator strain after leaving the Dodgers’ 7-3 win over the Twins on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium after just one inning. The right-hander threw 16 pitches in a scoreless first, and his velocity was down across

'Pretty nasty' blister issue prompts Syndergaard's exit

Righty logs just one frame vs. Brewers due to bloody cut on right index finger, may land on IL
May 10, 2023

MILWAUKEE -- Noah Syndergaard's return to the mound was short-lived on Tuesday night due to a blister on his right index finger that may necessitate a trip to the injured list. Syndergaard, who was making his first start in over a week, exited the Dodgers’ 6-2 win over the Brewers

Dodgers place Smith on 7-day IL with concussion symptoms

@juanctoribio
April 16, 2023

LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers star catcher Will Smith reported concussion-like symptoms during the team’s off-day on Thursday. Smith initially passed the concussion test, but the catcher was still dealing with symptoms. After sitting out the last two games, the Dodgers officially placed Smith on the seven-day concussion IL on Sunday.

With Gonsolin out for start of season, these are LA's options

@juanctoribio
March 18, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Coming into the season, the Dodgers have continuously talked about their starting pitching depth. The club believes having quality and quantity in the rotation will give it a boost this season. We’re going to get a good look at that depth right away now that Tony Gonsolin

Freeman (hamstring): 'Opening Day is not in doubt'

@mkrwrt and @JesseABorek
March 15, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Freddie Freeman, who exited Canada's game against Colombia in the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday afternoon with a slight hamstring issue, did not play in the eliminating 10-3 loss to Mexico on Wednesday afternoon at Chase Field. Instead, the All-Star first baseman returned to Dodgers camp, using

With Gonsolin's status uncertain, Grove fills in

@mkrwrt
March 8, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Manager Dave Roberts was able to provide a sliver of good news regarding Tony Gonsolin’s freak accident from Monday -- spraining his left ankle walking away from a drill on the backfields, causing him to miss his scheduled start against the Mariners on Wednesday. “I think he’s

Gonsolin sprains ankle, will miss next start

@juanctoribio
March 6, 2023

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dodgers right-hander Tony Gonsolin sustained a left ankle sprain while going through a drill on the backfields on Monday at Camelback Ranch. The team is listing him as day to day and he won’t make his scheduled start on Wednesday against the Mariners. Michael Grove will start

Friedman weighs in on Dodgers' hot topics

President of baseball ops talks Lux injury, closer role, potential Urías extension
@juanctoribio
March 3, 2023

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman admitted the team didn’t have many roster decisions to make on the position-player side coming into this spring. The Dodgers had a good idea what their team was going to look like come Opening Day on March 30. But with