PITTSBURGH — The Dodgers will recall pitcher Brock Stewart from Triple-A Oklahoma City to start Wednesday’s game in Milwaukee. Stewart, 24, will be making his major league debut.
The promotion will be Stewart’s third in less than three months.
A sixth-round draft pick out of Illinois State University in 2014, Stewart began the season at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. After making two starts in which he allowed only one run, Stewart was promoted to Double-A Tulsa, where he posted a 1.12 ERA in nine starts.
Stewart was 3-0 with a 2.89 ERA in three starts at Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Baseball America had this scouting report on Stewart, whose father is a scout for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Teammates from all three levels weighed in with their congratulations on Twitter Monday:
The Dodgers celebrate their 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday at PNC Park. (Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH — The Dodgers dug themselves an early 4-run deficit against the Pirates for the second consecutive day Monday. This time they came from behind to win, 5-4. The box score is here.
Adrian Gonzalez gave himself an extra day on the bench this weekend — then singled as a late-game replacement.
Pirates ace Gerrit Cole, a star at UCLA and Orange Lutheran, doesn’t sound like a man who intends to pitch in Southern California again anytime soon.
Here’s what they were saying after the game:
The Oakland A’s claimed Nick Tepesch off waivers on Monday, two days after the right-handed pitcher was designated for assignment by the Dodgers.
The Dodgers didn’t have Tepesch very long. He was claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers earlier this month, then rushed to the major leagues last Friday when the Dodgers ran short on starting pitchers. Tepesch allowed five runs in his only start and took the loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was DFA’d one day later.
Though predictable, Tepesch’s departure creates a hole on the depth chart at the Triple-A level. The Dodgers might seek to address that need externally in the coming days.
Dodgers prospect Willie Calhoun has been chosen to participate in the annual Futures Game, according to Calhoun’s Instagram page:
Pirates pitcher Chad Kuhl beat the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw in his debut Sunday. (Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH — One bad inning doomed Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers to a 4-3 loss Sunday in Pittsburgh. The box score is here.
Adrian Gonzalez was benched.