Dodgers recall Justin Bruihl

June 29th, 2023

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-handed pitcher Justin Bruihl and optioned right-handed pitcher Michael Grove.

Bruihl, 26, returns for his fourth stint with the Dodgers and he is 1-0 with a 4.41 ERA (8 ER/16.1 IP) and 13 strikeouts in 14 games for the Dodgers this season. With Triple-A Oklahoma City, he was 4-0 with a 1.23 ERA (2 ER/14.2 IP) over 12 appearances. In 59 games (two starts) for the Dodgers, he is 2-2 with a 3.68 ERA (24 ER/58.2 IP) and 37 strikeouts while limiting left-handed hitters to a .191 (21-for-110) batting average with 20 strikeouts. The southpaw was originally signed as non-drafted free agent on July 15, 2017 after finishing his collegiate career at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

Grove, 26, pitched last night, allowing four runs in 5.0 innings as he took the no decision. In his second stint with the team, he made two appearances, allowing four runs over 7.0 innings with four strikeouts. On the season, he is 0-2 with a 7.54 ERA (31 ER/37.0 IP) and 34 strikeouts. He has been with the Dodgers two seasons, and he is a combined 1-2 with a 6.24 ERA (46 ER/66.1 IP) and 58 strikeouts. He was drafted by the Dodgers in the second round of the 2018 First Year Player Draft out of West Virginia University.