Dodgers add two former Cubs to bullpen mix

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LOS ANGELES ― The Dodgers’ bullpen doorway is revolving again.

Right-handed relievers Jake Jewell and Ryan Meisinger, who were designated for duty by the Chicago Cubs, were claimed disconnected waivers Tuesday. Jewell is expected to articulation the roster of Triple-A Oklahoma City, portion Meisinger is expected to articulation the Dodgers connected Wednesday, erstwhile rosters grow from 26 to 28 astir Major League Baseball.

Meisinger, 27, made 7 appearances for the Cubs this play and allowed 10 runs crossed 7⅓ innings (a 12.27 ERA). In 3 seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals and Cubs, Meisinger is 2-1 with a 7.26 ERA successful 31 innings.

Jewell, 28, made 10 alleviation appearances earlier the Cubs designated him for assignment. He allowed 11 earned runs successful 10 innings. Five of the 18 hits he’s allowed this play were location runs. Jewell besides made 21 appearances for the Angels from 2018-19, going 0-1 with a 6.99 ERA.

The Dodgers did not marque a corresponding roster move, ostensibly due to the fact that 2 players already connected their 40-man roster are connected the injured database for reasons pertaining to COVID-19 – either due to the fact that they tested affirmative for the coronavirus, were exposed to idiosyncratic other who tested positive, exhibited symptoms of the disease, oregon beryllium to a “high-risk” group.

Only 2 40-man roster players, outfielder Luke Raley and infielder Sheldon Neuse, are connected the injured database astatine Triple-A Oklahoma City. Every subordinate connected the Dodgers’ large league IL is listed with a carnal wounded diagnosis.

Sixty antithetic players person appeared successful a crippled for the Dodgers this season, including 38 pitchers. Both are franchise records.

INJURY UPDATES

Clayton Kershaw (elbow) walked disconnected the tract aft playing drawback and, with a smile, declared himself “good enough.” The three-time Cy Young Award victor responded good capable to his simulated inning Monday that helium is tentatively scheduled to propulsion 2 simulated innings Saturday, Manager Dave Roberts said.

Tony Gonsolin (shoulder) volition besides adhd different inning to his workload aft his two-inning sim crippled Monday. The right-hander volition propulsion 3 innings successful his adjacent appearance, but Roberts said the mounting – apt different sim crippled oregon a insignificant league rehabilitation commencement – is to beryllium determined.

Left-hander Danny Duffy (forearm flexor strain) has extended his throwing programme to the 90-120 ft range, Roberts said. Roberts said Duffy is inactive “a mates weeks” distant from throwing disconnected a mound.

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Dodgers (RHP Max Scherzer, 12-4, 2.51 ERA) vs. Braves (LHP Max Fried, 11-7, 3.54 ERA), Wednesday, 7:10 p.m., SportsNet LA, 570 AM

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