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, Brandon McCarthy throw bullpen sessions.

Hyun-Jin Ryu and Brandon McCarthy threw bullpen sessions Tuesday, continuing their rehab process.

Ryu is again throwing a bullpen session every fifth day, manager Dave Roberts said. Ryu suffered a brief setback in his shoulder labrum rehab earlier this month when he suffered a groin injury.

According to Roberts, Ryu threw all his pitches (fastball, curveball, changeup) in a 30-pitch bullpen session and “repeated his mechanics, the velocity was good, and that was encouraging today.”

McCarthy threw for about 20 minutes at Dodger Stadium. The right-hander underwent Tommy John surgery almost one year ago, on April 30, 2015.

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Justin Nicolino will start Wednesday for the Miami Marlins.

Left-hander Justin Nicolino will be recalled from Triple-A to start Wednesday’s game for the Miami Marlins opposite Dodgers left-hander Scott Kazmir.

Nicolino, 24, made four starts at Triple-A this year. This will be his 2016 debut. In 12 games last year Nicolino went 5-4 with a 4.01 earned-run average, including a June 26 start at Dodger Stadium in which Nicolino allowed five runs in four innings.

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Dodgers activate Carl Crawford from disabled list, option Zach Lee to Triple-A.

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Carl Crawford has spent 16 days on the disabled list this year with a back injury after missing 75 games last year with an oblique injury. (John McCoy/Staff photographer)

The Dodgers activated Carl Crawford from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. He’s starting in left field and batting seventh against the Miami Marlins, who will send right-handed pitcher Tom Koehler to the mound. Crawford has never faced Koehler in his career.
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Poll: How will you receive Don Mattingly at Dodger Stadium tomorrow?

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DENVER — The Dodgers are flying home tonight and Don Mattingly will be waiting for them. The Miami Marlins visit Dodger Stadium for a four-game series beginning Monday, Mattingly’s only visit to Los Angeles this year with his new club.

I asked some players to weigh in on the topic of Mattingly’s reception today. Now it’s your turn.

Whether you’re going to one of the games, or just imagining yourself in your favorite seat, how will you receive Mattingly?


 

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