Vin Scully, who missed last night’s game with a sore throat, will be back in the broadcast booth tonight, the Dodgers announced.
Monday, Scully was limited to television duties only as he battled the sore throat. Today he will be heard for the first three innings on radio too, as usual.
The Dodgers held a private workout for free agent Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel today, according to a source, and Gurriel posted a photo of himself at Dodger Stadium on his Instagram account. The 32-year-old infielder also has a workout lined up with the New York Mets and at least one other team, according to the source.
So much for 10-0 versus 10-1.
The Washington Nationals scratched starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg from his scheduled start against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw today. Strasburg hasn’t lost a game this season in 10 decisions, while Kershaw is 10-1.
Yusmeiro Petit will start in Strasburg’s place.
The Kershaw-Strasburg matchup would have been the earliest National League game (by calendar date) since at least 1913 with two starting pitchers with 10 or more wins.
Here are the revised starting lineups for both teams:
Joc Pederson watches and waits while his sixth-inning run is reviewed at MLB’s video room in New York. The run was upheld, but Justin Turner later argued with teammate Yasmani Grandal over the sequence. (Getty Images)
Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner had to be separated by teammates in the Dodgers’ dugout Thursday when the two became engaged in a heated argument between the top and bottom of the seventh inning.
Julio Urias pitched 2 2/3 innings in his major league debut Friday night against the New York Mets. (Getty Images)
CHICAGO — The Dodgers will place left-hander Alex Wood on the disabled list and recall Julio Urias from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Urias, 19, the consensus top pitching prospect in baseball, is expected to make his second major league start this weekend at home against the Atlanta Braves.
Update (6 p.m.): Wood has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with left posterior elbow soreness. Urias is en route to Chicago, where he will join the Dodgers tonight.