Brett Anderson will start Thursday against the Colorado Rockies.

Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson will be activated from the 15-day disabled list Thursday and start that night’s game against the Colorado Rockies.

Anderson, sidelined by a finger blister most of September, pitched a rehab game last Friday for Triple-A Oklahoma City. The left-hander allowed three hits and one run in five innings against the El Paso Chihuahuas, walking no one and striking out five. With the exception of a solo home run, he was able to limit the hard contact he allowed.

Anderson has made two major league starts after missing almost five months recovering from back surgery. He is 0-2, having recorded 12 outs and allowed 11 runs (24.75 ERA) in the games against the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds.

Last year, Anderson went 10-9 with a 3.69 ERA in 31 starts for the Dodgers.

The rotation for the remainder of the four-game series remains to be determined.
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Game 149: Road trip split leaves Dodgers poised to capture NL West title.

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Austin Barnes slides in for a run in the Dodgers’ 10-9 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. (Getty Images)

The Dodgers put up a good fight to come back from a 6-0 deficit, only to lose 10-9 to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The box score is here.

Poised to land a knockout blow in the National League West race, Clayton Kershaw is lined up to start the series owner against the San Francisco Giants.

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Game 145: Rain can’t dampen Dodgers’ 2-0 victory over New York Yankees.

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Andre Ethier hits into a double-play groundout to end the fourth inning in the Dodgers’ 2-0 win over the New York Yankees. (Getty Images)

Clayton Kershaw began to look like himself again Wednesday, throwing five scoreless innings against the New York Yankees in a 2-0 Dodgers win. The box score is here.

The Dodgers will meet the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in April 2017.

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Game 140: Clayton Kershaw’s return ends in Marlins victory.

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Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw meets with catcher Yasmani Grandal during the Dodgers’ 4-1 loss to the Miami Marlins on Friday. (Getty Images)

Clayton Kershaw‘s return to the mound lasted only three innings, and Jose Fernandez got the better of the aces’ duel in a 4-1 loss to the Miami Marlins. The box score is here.

While Kershaw was out, the Dodgers’ offense was humming along nicely.

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The Dodgers broke the record.

The Dodgers added Clayton Kershaw to their active roster today so he can start against the Miami Marlins.

As a small but historic footnote, the Dodgers set a record in the process.

To create room for Kershaw on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers recalled right-handed pitcher Carlos Frias from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed him on the 60-day disabled list. The Dodgers now have 28 players on the disabled list this year, surpassing the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the most by a team since 1987.

The Dodgers have lost more man-games to DL stints this season than any major league team.

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