July 26, 2021

Dodgers News: Alex Wood Starts, LA Recalls Pitcher Mitch White, Sborz Optioned (Dodgers Nation)



With the Dodgers going with a third bullpen game in less than a week, some length was going to be needed for this Friday in Colorado. For that, LA made a roster move ahead of the game. Right-handed pitcher Mitch White gets his third call up of the season for the Dodgers. In a corresponding move, RHP Josh Sborz was optioned to the club’s alternate site at USC.

White figures to act as bulk guy for the Dodgers while lefty Alex Wood makes his first start since opening week. Wood is not built up in terms of pitches and innings, so he figures to act as more of an opener.

The line about Dave Roberts lies was understandably in jest.

Wood, 29, has allowed just 1 earned run in 5.1 innings pitched since returning from the injured list with shoulder inflammation. In his career at Coors…

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