Dodgers activate LHP Rich Hill 

RHP Jaime Shultz designated for assignment

September 12th, 2019

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have activated left-handed pitcher Rich Hill from the 60-day injured list. In order to make room on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers designated right-hander pitcher Jaime Schultz for assignment.

Hill, 39, has been sidelined since June 20 with a left forearm strain and will make his first start tonight against the Baltimore Orioles at Orioles Park in Camden Yards. On the season, he 4-1 with a 2.55 ERA (15 ER/53.0 IP) and 61 strikeouts against just 12 walks this season in 10 starts. The southpaw is in his 15th Major League season and is a combined 65-42 with a 3.84 ERA (397 ER/931.2 IP) and 993 strikeouts.

Schultz, 28, was in his first season in the Dodgers organization after spending the last six seasons with the Tampa Bay. He was acquired from the Rays on January 8 in exchange for right-handed pitcher Caleb Sampen. He pitched in four game for the Dodgers this season, going 0-0 with a 7.20 ERA (4 ER/5.0 IP) and three strikeouts. In 47 games for Triple-A Oklahoma City, he went 2-3 with a 5.85 ERA (31 ER/47.2 IP) and 62 strikeouts.