Dodgers recall RHP Tony Gonsolin

RHP Josh Sborz optioned to alternate site

July 31st, 2020

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have recalled right-handed pitcher Tony Gonsolin and optioned right-handed pitcher Josh Sborz.

Gonsolin, 26, will make the start tonight in place of the injured Alex Wood. In 11 games (six starts) for the Dodgers in 2019, he went 4-2 with a 2.93 ERA (13 ER/40.0 IP) and 37 strikeouts. He made his debut in Arizona on June 26, 2019, allowing six runs, four earned in 4.0 innings of work. In the last two months of the season, he went 3-1 with a 2.25 ERA (8 ER/32.0 IP) and 31 strikeouts in nine games (five starts). The 2018 Dodgers’ Minor League Pitcher of the Year has been with the organization since being drafted in the ninth round of the 2016 First Year Player Draft out St. Mary’s University. In four minor league seasons, he is a combined 20-14 with a 3.33 ERA (100 ER/270.1 IP) and 315 strikeouts.

Sborz, 26, was recalled on Tuesday and did not appear in a game for the Dodgers. Last season, he made seven appearances for the Dodgers, going 0-1 with 8.00 ERA (8 ER/9.0 IP) and seven strikeouts. He made his Major League debut on June 20, 2019 against the Giants. In five Minor League seasons across five different levels, he is 24-20 with a 3.53 ERA (144 ER/367.1 IP) and 370 strikeouts.