A look at the starting lineups for the Los Angeles Dodgers and their opponent, plus several pregame notes.
Injury updates on Chris Taylor (neck) and Cody Bellinger (rib fracture), both progressing slowly in their return to the Dodgers lineup. Plus notes on Justin Turner, and why Dave Roberts wore an Earl Campbell jersey.
Starting lineups for the series opener between the Dodgers and Rockies at Coors Field, plus a look at how Will Smith, Justin Turner, Mookie Betts, and several Dodgers have fared quite well against Colorado this season.
Starting lineups for the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants in Friday’s series opener in San Francisco, including Max Muncy and Will Smith, who have paced the Dodgers offense against the Giants this year.
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw threw off a mound on Tuesday at Petco Park in San Diego, the first time he pitched off a mound in four weeks as he makes his way back from the injured list.
The Dodgers are tentatively planning to have Mookie Betts, Julio Urías, and Joe Kelly return at some point for the upcoming series against the Padres.
Gavin Lux was activated from the injured list after missing 25 games with a hamstring strain. He starts at third base on Tuesday against the Pirates, spelling a resting Justin Turner. Lux’s figures to be in a utility role with the Dodgers for the rest of the season, playing second base, shortstop, third base, and maybe even right field.
Justin Turner is expected to miss all three games against the Phillies with groin discomfort, and the Dodgers scratched Mookie Betts from Tuesday’s lineup against the Phillies.
One night after leaving the game with right hip discomfort, Mookie Betts is back in the Dodgers lineup on Saturday against the Angels, batting third for the first time since 2017.
Mookie Betts stays at second base for a second straight game after feeling soreness in his right hip. Cody Bellinger moves to right field, with Chris Taylor in center field.
After missing the better part of two games with left hamstring tightness, Cody Bellinger is back in the Dodgers lineup in their series opener against the Giants, but rather than roam the outfield in San Francisco, he starts at first base.
Mookie Betts was a late scratch from Dodgers lineup on Monday, missing his second straight game with right hip irritation. Corey Seager could return from the injured list as early as Monday, depending on how he feels Tuesday.
Clayton Kershaw is expected to miss longer than 10 days on his injured list stint for forearm inflammation, with the Dodgers turning internally in the short term (Josiah Gray, Mitch White possible) to take his place in the starting rotation.
The Dodgers got relatively good news on Friday, with the MRI on Clayton Kershaw’s left forearm showing only inflammation. He will play catch on Saturday, rest through the All-Star break, and potentially rejoin the starting rotation shortly after the break.
The Dodgers brought up a fresh arm for the series finale bullpen game against the Nationals, with Edwin Uceta joining the team and Brusdar Graterol optioned to Oklahoma City after pitching the last two nights.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is experiencing soreness in his right hand, in which he broke the fifth metacarpal on May 15, and has cut back on batting practice. As of now, there is no set timetable for his return, but waiting until after the All-Star break is possible.