Dayton, who missed 11 games due to neck stiffness, last pitched on Monday with High-A Rancho Cucamonga, tossing one scoreless inning with one strikeout. In two rehab appearances with the Quakes and the Arizona League Dodgers, he pitched an even two scoreless frames with three strikeouts against one walk. In 27 relief appearances with the big league squad this season, he has gone 1-1 with a 3.63 ERA over 22-1/3 innings, and has struck out 20 batters against 12 walks, while holding batters to a .171 average.
Romo, who made 30 relief appearances with the Dodgers this season, went 1-1 with a 6.12 ERA over 25 innings pitched with 31 strikeouts against 12 walks.
With the move, the Dodgers created one opening on the club’s 40-man roster.
(Lauren Douglas provided the majority of information in this report)
Late Friday morning, Major League Baseball announced the selections of seven players to the active All-Star rosters as replacements for previously selected players unable to participate in Tuesday’s affair. Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Alex Wood joins the National League Team, while newly-named American League All-Stars include Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer, Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Canó, Houston Astros reliever Chris Devenski, Minnesota Twins reliever Brandon Kintzler, Toronto Blue Jays reliever Roberto Osuna and Detroit Tigers outfielder Justin Upton.
With the 2017 MLB All-Star game heading into its final 24 hours, Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers is the leading vote-getter among all the candidates from both leagues, according to the most recent update from MLB.com.
Two more accolades were added to members of the Dodgers organization today. Announced earlier on MLB Network, starter Alex Wood was named NL Pitcher of the Month, and Cody Bellinger was named NL Rookie of the Month.