LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today activated right-handed pitcher Joe Kelly from the bereavement list and optioned left-handed pitcher Caleb Ferguson to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Kelly, 31, has appeared in 17 games for the Dodgers this season, going 1-2 with a 7.79 ERA (15 ER/17.1 IP) with 17 strikeouts. In his eight-year MLB career, he is a combined 44-27 with a 3.98 ERA (308 ER/642.2 IP) and 515 strikeouts.
Ferguson, 22, appeared in 17 games (one start) this season, going 0-1 with a 5.94 ERA (11 ER/16.2 IP) with 16 strikeouts. He made a spot start on April 13 against Milwaukee, tossing 2.2 innings, allowing one run and striking out two to earn his lone loss of the season. In his two seasons with the Dodgers, the southpaw has a 7-3 record with a 4.11 ERA (30 ER/65.2 IP) and 75 strikeouts against 23 walks.