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Tom Koehler out a while with mild anterior capsule strain

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MLB: Spring Training-Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago White Sox Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Dodgers pitcher Tom Koehler left his appearance early on Friday with an apparent injury and left the complex at Camelback Ranch to have an MRI on his right shoulder.

The results were not good for the right-hander.

After Friday’s game manager Dave Roberts mentioned Koehler’s biceps tightening during his outing.

The veteran right-hander entered Friday’s game against the White Sox in the third inning, and retired just one of his four batters faced. He allowed a leadoff home run to Adam Engel then walked two of his next three hitters. After a walk to Jose Abreu trainer Nate Lucero came to the mound, then following a brief discussion Koehler exited the game.

Brock Stewart relieved Koehler on the mound.

Koehler missed four weeks on the disabled list in May and June 2017 with right shoulder bursitis while with the Marlins.

He found success in the bullpen following a midseason trade to the Blue Jays, but was non-tendered in December. Koehler was signed by the Dodgers to a one-year, $2 million contract.

In two Cactus League appearances this spring, Koehler has allowed three runs while recording just four outs, with three walks and no strikeouts in his 1⅓ innings.