Report: Dodgers P Maeda headed to IL – News Report

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The Los Angeles Dodgers intend to place right-hander Kenta Maeda on the 10-day injured list before Friday’s series opener at the Cincinnati Reds, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.

The Times did not specify the nature of his injury.

Maeda (5-2, 3.51 ERA) is coming off his best start of the season. He allowed three hits over 6 2/3 scoreless innings in Wednesday’s victory against the visiting San Diego Padres, striking out 12 and walking none. He also drove in the game’s only runs in a 2-0 win.

The newspaper reported that the team will recall outfielder Kyle Garlick and infielder Matt Beaty from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

The Dodgers have an open roster spot after Thursday transactions. They activated left-hander Caleb Ferguson from the injured list, while optioning right-hander JT Chargois and catcher Rocky Gale to Oklahoma City.

The Dodgers are lined up to start Rich Hill, Walker Buehler, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Clayton Kershaw in the next four games and won’t need a fifth starter until May 27 because of off days.

–Field Level Media

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