About J.P. Hoornstra

J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

Hyun-Jin Ryu has debridement procedure on left elbow.

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu is expected to be ready to pitch next season after undergoing a left elbow debridement. (Associated Press photo)


Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu had an arthroscopic left elbow debridement today, performed by team physician Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles. The team says he is expected to be ready for next season.

Ryu missed all of last season, and was limited to one start this year, while recovering from shoulder labrum surgery performed in April 2015.

The 29-year-old left-hander has a 28-16 record and a 3.28 ERA in 57 career starts with the Dodgers.

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Julio Urias is expected to make the Dodgers’ National League Division Series roster.

Julio Urias, who starts for the Dodgers on Thursday against the San Diego Padres, is expected to be on the Dodgers’ roster for the playoffs, manager Dave Roberts said Wednesday.

Urias’ limited usage in September has put him in position to be a factor:

How he’ll be used remains to be determined, however:

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Dodgers add four pitchers to Arizona Fall League roster.

Four pitchers from the Dodgers’ minor-league ranks — Chris Anderson, Joe Broussard, Ralston Cash and Corey Copping — were added to the roster of the Glendale Desert Dogs for the upcoming Arizona Fall League season. The Desert Dogs’ roster features players from the Dodgers, White Sox, Cardinals, Nationals and Astros organizations.

Anderson, 23, split the season between Double-A Tulsa and Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, going 4-8 with a 4.81 ERA.

Broussard, 25, spent time at Rancho, Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City this season. He compiled a 1.80 ERA in 70 innings, all in relief, across the three levels.

Cash, 24, went 9-3 with a 2.87 ERA in 69 innings out of the bullpen at Tulsa and Rancho Cucamonga.

Copping, 22, went 2-2 with a 4.50 ERA in 28 innings out of the bullpen at Rancho Cucamonga.

Second baseman Willie Calhoun, first baseman/right fielder Cody Bellinger, and outfielder Alex Verdugo will also compete for Glendale this fall. All three finished the season on the roster at Oklahoma City.

The AFL begins play Oct. 11 and ends Nov. 19.

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Game 157: Dodgers line up their rotation, then lose to San Diego Padres.

Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig will be on the Dodgers’ National League Division Series roster, manager Dave Roberts said Monday. (Getty Images)

The Dodgers lined up their rotation for their next two weeks’ worth of games — including the postseason — then lost 7-1 to the San Diego Padres. The box score is here.

Here’s what they were saying after the game:
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