The Dodgers announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have placed outfielder Alex Verdugo on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain and have recalled left-handed pitcher Caleb Ferguson. Additionally, the Dodgers have optioned right-handed pitcher Tony Gonsolin to Triple-A Oklahoma City and recalled infielder Edwin Rios.
Ahead of Thursday night’s opener against San Diego, the Dodgers announced that they have added left-handed pitcher Adam Kolarek to the 25-man active roster and optioned left-handed pitcher Caleb Ferguson to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
With the 2019 MLB trade deadline just a few, short weeks away, fans of the Dodgers shouldn’t be surprised when one or more of the team’s valued prospects is moved in a deal, most likely to upgrade a bullpen that’s been heavily criticized for most of the season.
In case you missed Saturday’s column, the main concept of the story was how the Dodgers will conceivably upgrade their active roster after this year’s trade deadline, even if front office boss Andrew Friedman elects not to make a major splash as far as blockbuster deals go.
The Dodgers on Thursday afternoon recalled infielder Edwin Ríos and selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Dodgers optioned pitchers Tony Gonsolin and Caleb Ferguson, while transferring A.J. Pollock to the 60-day injured list to make room on the 40-man roster.
The Dodgers on Thursday afternoon recalled right-handed pitchers JT Chargois and Josh Sborz from Triple-A Oklahoma City. To make room on the 25-man roster, the team placed left-handed pitcher Rich Hill on the 10-day injured list with left forearm strain and optioned infielder Matt Beaty to Oklahoma City.