TheFriday, placed left-hander A day after leaving his start, he was added to the 15-day injured waiting list. Lower back pain.
Kershaw underwent an MRI and an X-ray on Friday. However, manager Dave Roberts did not know the results of the MRI before the Los Angeles game against San Diego. Roberts claimed Kershaw was sore after Friday's MRI.
Roberts stated, “Hopefully it will be shorter than long.”
Roberts stated that he is hesitant to give a timeframe until the results of the MRI are available, but noted that he expected Roberts to be back in the time frame to make a few starts prior to the postseason.
The team activated the utility man(foot), recalled righthander, taken off the injured list James Outman was optioned as an outfielder
Kershaw claimed he felt discomfort as he warmed up for the fifth inning on Thursday. Three-time NL Cy Young Award winner Kershaw winced and pointed towards his dugout before he walked off the field in gingerly with an athlete trainer.
Kershaw explained Thursday, “Just felt some kind of lock up therein the fifth and couldn’t really throw after this.” “Something in me again. … I went to the doctor and was advised that there is nothing I can do.
Kershaw (7-3, 2.64 ERA), has suffered from back issues for much of his career. Due to inflammation in his pelvic joint, Kershaw was on the injured roster earlier in the season.
In the near future, Kershaw will be replaced by the Dodgers in the rotation.Tommy John surgery was performed last year on May. He is expected to make a full recovery soon. Tuesday is May's second rehab day in Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Roberts stated, “The world will be different then.” “Then we will make a decision about whether he should make another one. This is most likely. Now you can look at someone in our system to make that (next) start. “Ryan” Pepiot makes perfect sense.
Moronta is 0-0, with a 4.67 ERA. Moronta has 20 strikeouts in 17 1/3 innings. Outman finished 6 of 13 with one hit and three RBIs in four games played with the Dodgers.
This report was based on information from The Associated Press.