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Dodgers recall Brandon Morrow from Triple-A, option Brock Stewart

Los Angeles Dodgers v St Louis Cardinals
Brandon Morrow is back with the Dodgers.
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LOS ANGELES — The revolving door in the Dodgers bullpen continued on Wednesday, with the team recalling Brandon Morrow from Triple-A Oklahoma City before the third game of a four-game series against the Mets.

Starting lineups

Pos Mets Pos Dodgers
Pos Mets Pos Dodgers
CF Granderson (L) 2B Utley (L)
1B Flores SS Seager (L)
LF Cespedes LF Taylor
RF Bruce (L) 1B Bellinger (L)
C d'Arnaud 3B Forsythe
3B Rivera C Grandal (S)
SS Reyes (S) CF Pederson (L)
2B Cecchini RF Puig
P Pill P Hill (L)
Time: 7:10 p.m. PT TV: SportsNet LA, ESPN

Morrow takes the spot of Brock Stewart, who was optioned to Oklahoma City one day after recording a three-inning save, the first of his career. Stewart threw 40 pitches in three scoreless innings, allowing only a walk and a hit by pitch while striking out four.

But with the extended outing, Stewart was likely unavailable for a few days. Calling up Morrow gives the bullpen a fresh arm, with Kenta Maeda likely to resume long man duties after his five-inning outing on Sunday.

Morrow last pitched Monday for Oklahoma City, throwing 20 pitches in a scoreless inning.

In five major league appearances with the Dodgers this season, Morrow was 2-0 with six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and a walk, with seven strikeouts.