Dodgers Place Rich Hill on Disabled List, Recall Adam Liberatore

The Dodgers on Wednesday afternoon recalled left-handed reliever Adam Liberatore from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed left-hander Rich Hill on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to April 15. The team is describing the injury as finger inflammation; however, Hill himself says the cause is a cracked nail on his middle finger.

The 30-year-old Liberatore has appeared in five games with the OKC Dodgers this season, going 1-0 and not allowing an earned run over 6-1/3 innings of relief. He has struck out nine batters against two walks, while holding the opposition to a .240 average. The southpaw appeared in seven Cactus League games with Los Angeles this spring, allowing six earned runs over 6-2/3 innings, while striking out seven against four walks. In his injury-riddled 2017 campaign, Liberatore appeared in just four games with the Dodgers, allowing just one run in 3-1/3 innings.

Hill last pitched on Saturday against the Diamondbacks, where he allowed seven runs on seven hits over five innings as he recorded his first loss of the season. In three starts this year, the southpaw has gone 1-1 with a 6.00 ERA and has struck out 16 batters against seven walks.

Hill calls the injury “precautionary,” and said that he expects to miss just one start.

(Dai Sugiura furnished some information provided in this report)

 

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Dodgers Place Logan Forsythe on Disabled List, Recall Breyvic Valera

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The Dodgers on Sunday morning placed infielder Logan Forsythe on the 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation and recalled infielder Breyvic Valera from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Valera will wear uniform No. 33.

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It’s Official: Dodgers to Host 2020 All-Star Game

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As we all knew yesterday the announcement was coming, today it became official. Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. announced that Major League Baseball has awarded the 2020 All-Star Game and accompanying All-Star Week festivities to the Los Angeles Dodgers.  The 2020 Midsummer Classic will be the 91st edition in the event’s history, which dates back to 1933.

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Dodgers Pledge to Help Puerto Rico Rebuild with $2 Million Donation

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Dodger Owner & Chairman Mark Walter and the Los Angeles Dodgers today announced a donation of $2 million to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico to support rebuilding efforts following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Maria in 2017.

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Dodgers Orchestrate Six-Player Trade with White Sox, Royals

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On Thursday, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced the completion of a three-team trade with the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals. The Dodgers received left-handed pitcher Scott Alexander from the Royals and minor league infielder Jake Peter from the White Sox. Chicago received left-handed pitcher Luis Avilan, right-handed pitcher Joakim Soria and cash considerations, while Kansas City received infielder Erick Mejia and right-handed pitcher Trevor Oaks.

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Dodgers Take Part in 13th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

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The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, in partnership with Ralphs/Food 4 Less, hosted the 13th annual Community Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway at Dodger Stadium on Thursday afternoon.

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Dodgers Promote Tim Locastro to Big League Roster

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Heading into the final series of the regular season against the Rockies, the Dodgers on Friday afternoon selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Tim Locastro from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Justin Turner Wins 12th Annual Roy Campanella Award

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The Dodgers announced on Monday afternoon that third baseman Justin Turner was named the winner of the 12th annual Roy Campanella Award. This honor is given to the Dodger player who best exemplifies the spirit and leadership of the late Hall of Fame catcher. The award, which was voted upon by Dodger uniformed personnel, will be presented to Turner by Campanella’s daughter, Joni Campanella Roan, and his grandson, Cary Bell, during pregame ceremonies on Tuesday night.

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Dodgers Officially Add Walker Buehler to Expanded Roster

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Walker Buehler from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Buehler will wear uniform No. 64.

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Dodgers Add Trayce Thompson, Joc Pederson to Expanded Roster

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday afternoon recalled outfielders Joc Pederson and Trayce Thompson from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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