LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-handed pitcher Andrew Vasquez and optioned outfielder Luke Raley.
Vasquez, 27, returns for his second stint with the team and has appeared in two games for the Dodgers, allowing one unearned run in 1.2 innings with three strikeouts. He appeared in five games for Triple-A Oklahoma City, allowing two runs on five hits in 5.0 innings. He was acquired via trade from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for Steve Berman and has made 38 appearances at the Triple-A level with 33 coming for the Triple-A St. Paul Saints, where he went 4-0 with a 3.61 ERA with 68 strikeouts in 42.1 innings. The former Los Osos High School standout has spent part of three seasons in the Major Leagues with Minnesota (2018-19) and Los Angeles (2021), going a combined 1-0 with an 8.10 ERA (6 ER/6.2 I) with 10 strikeouts. The Southern California native was originally drafted in the 32nd round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft by the Twins out of Westmont College.
Raley, 27, made three appearances in his sixth stint with the team, going 2-for-7 with a homer and two RBI. He is batting .182 on the season with two homers and four RBI. He has spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Oklahoma City and is batting .295 (75-for-254) with 14 doubles, two triples, 18 homers and 66 RBI in 67 games. He has spent parts of five seasons in the minor leagues and is a .289 hitter with 64 homers and 244 RBI in 414 games. He was acquired by the Dodgers on February 10, 2020 along with right-hander Brusdar Graterol from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for right-hander Kenta Maeda and minor league catcher Jair Camargo.