LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers activated Alex Wood from the disabled list on Saturday so he could start against the Reds at Dodger Stadium. To make room on the active roster, the club optioned Brandon Morrow to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Morrow was called up from the minors on May 29 and appeared in five games for the Dodgers. He pitched six scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a walk, with seven strikeouts.
Wood missed a total of two starts while on the disabled list with SC joint inflammation in his left shoulder.
Justin Turner is out of the starting lineup in his second day back off the disabled list, with the Dodgers easing him back after missing 19 games with a right hamstring strain.
Logan Forsythe starts at third base, with Chase Utley getting the start at second base on Saturday. Utley bats leadoff against Asher Wojciechowski.