There was one good thing to come out of the Dodgers’ dismal series in Arizona: Dustin May, Victor González, and Danny Duffy joined their teammates at Chase Field for a visit.
All three pitchers have been rehabbing at Camelback Ranch. May and González threw bullpen sessions on Tuesday, with May drawing considerable excitement during his.
“There was a good contingent representing us watching Dustin, which obviously speaks to our excitement,” manager Dave Roberts said. “He’s going to be a weapon.”
May is expected to return from Tommy John surgery in the second half of the season.
González, who is recovering from elbow inflammation, threw fastballs and sliders in the mid-90s during his bullpen session and is close to going out on assignment to continue recovering, Roberts said.
Duffy, meanwhile, is expected to join the Dodgers in a bullpen role in midseason. He’s on his way back after a flexor tendon surgery last fall.
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