Dodgers shuffle roster between doubleheader games.

DENVER — The Dodgers dropped Game 1 of their doubleheader Tuesday, 6-3 to the Rockies. You can read about that here.

Zack Greinke will start Game 2 tonight, but the bullpen will look very different than it did when the Dodgers set out on their current six-game road trip — even a little different compared to an hour ago.
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What to expect from today’s doubleheader.

Juan Nicasio

Juan Nicasio pitched in the majors for the Colorado Rockies from 2011-14. He’ll start against his former team today and throw two or three innings depending on his pitch count. (Getty Images)

DENVER — The Dodgers and Colorado Rockies are playing two games today. The Dodgers have made some unconventional roster moves before Game 1 (which begins at 12:10 p.m. PT), and might make more before Game 2, all of which bear some explanation.

Juan Nicasio will start Game 1 for the Dodgers. It’s his first starting assignment since June 15 of last year (coincidentally, for the Rockies).

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