Clayton Kershaw was scratched ahead of his May 13 start against the Phillies and has been on the injured list with pelvic inflammation since then. He’s expected to pitch in a rehab assignment with a to-be-determined minor league affiliate this weekend, showing promising progress toward his return. The starter will be limited to three innings.
Andrew Heaney, meanwhile, has been recovering from a shoulder strain since April 20. He’ll be pitching three innings of his own on Saturday or Sunday, likely with Triple-A Oklahoma City. Heaney threw two innings of a simulated game earlier this week.
Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman, and Trea Turner have been a “fearsome threesome” for the Dodgers, writes Fabian Ardaya at The Athletic.
A day at the ballpark is expensive, especially if you’re headed to Dodger Stadium. Bill Shea at The Athletic breaks down MLB’s Fan Cost Index for a league-wide comparison.
Mitch White is all in favor of new option limits after 10 trips to and from the majors last season, writes J.P. Hoornstra at the OC Register.