Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett threw a normal bullpen session on Sunday and said his ankle is improving, putting him in line for activation from the disabled list and a possible start on Wednesday against the Tigers.
The Dodgers on Sunday acquired left-handed pitcher Colt Hynes from the Indians for minor league pitcher Duke Von Schamann. In a corresponding move, outfielder Mike Baxter was designated for assignment.
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig's thumb was still swollen one day after jamming it on a head-first slide. X-rays on the thumb came back negative. MRI results revealed a strained left thumb, and the outfielder is day-to-day.