Dodgers recall Tayler Scott

June 4th, 2023

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers have recalled right-handed pitcher Tayler Scott and placed right-handed pitcher Phil Bickford on the 15-day injured list with lower back tightness.

Scott, 30, returns for his second stint with the team. He is 3-0 with a 1.37 ERA (3 ER/19.2 IP) and 25 strikeouts against 10 walks in 19 games with Triple-A Oklahoma City. He has appeared in 304 minor league games in his career, posting a 43-37 record with a 3.83 ERA (285 ER/670.0 IP) and 537 strikeouts. He has spent parts of two seasons in the Major Leagues with Seattle (2019), Baltimore (2019) and San Diego (2022) and he is a combined 0-1 with an 11.12 ERA (35 ER/28.1 IP) and 27 strikeouts in 21 games (two starts). He was signed by the Dodgers as a minor league free agent on January 3, 2023.

Bickford, 28, pitched last night, allowing two runs in 1.0 inning of work. He has appeared in 23 games this season, posting a 7.33 ERA with 36 strikeouts in 27.0 innings. He has been in the Majors parts of four seasons with Milwaukee (2020) and Los Angeles (2021-23) and he is a combined 7-5 with a 4.75 ERA (74 ER/140.1 IP) and 164 strikeouts. He was originally drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the first round (18th overall) of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Southern Nevada College.