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Clayton Kershaw, Andrew Heaney expected to make rehab starts this weekend

Both pitchers are targeting a mid-June return

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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.

Both Kershaw and Heaney are expected to rejoin the Dodgers by mid-June at the earliest. Doug Padilla and his colleagues at have more info on Kershaw, Heaney, and the rest of the Dodgers’ IL.


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