Dodgers activate INF Freese

OF Kyle Garlick and INF Edwin Rios optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City

July 8th, 2019

LOS ANGELES –The Los Angeles Dodgers today activated infielder David Freese from the 10-day injured list and optioned outfielder Kyle Garlick and infielder Edwin Ríos to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Freese has been sidelined with a left hamstring sprain since June 21. He has appeared in 56 games for the Dodgers, batting .308 (37-for-120) with eight homers and 23 RBI. Prior to going on the injured list, the infielder was batting .366 (15-for-41) with four homers and nine RBI in the month of June.

Garlick, 27, appeared in 25 games for the Dodgers, hitting .216 (8-for-27) with two homers and four RBI. The outfielder has been with the Dodgers organization since being drafted in the 28th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Cal Poly Pomona. In five minor league seasons, he is a .284 (440-for-1552) hitter with 80 homers and 257 RBI.

Ríos, 25, was recalled on June 27 for his first stint with the Dodgers. He made eight appearances with the club, hitting .267 (4-for-15) with one double, one triple and one RBI. He recorded his first career hit and RBI in his first career start against Colorado on June 29. The former Florida International Panther has been with the Dodgers five seasons, compiling a .293 (452-for-1542) batting average with 78 homers and 283 RBI in 416 minor league games.