If Hyun-Jin Ryu needs a long reliever Monday in Game 3 of the National League Division Series, that reliever will be Dan Haren.
Haren is also listed as the Dodgers’ Game 4 starter.
Don Mattingly explains:
Clayton Kershaw went 21-3 with a 1.77 earned-run average for the Dodgers in 2014. (Getty Images)
After the Dodgers evened the National League Division Series by beating the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 on Saturday night, Clayton Kershaw was a possibility to start Game 4 Tuesday on short rest.
Adam Wainwright did not.
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The Dodgers will carry 12 pitchers and 13 position players on their roster for the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Among the final cuts were left-hander Paco Rodriguez, outfielder Joc Pederson and infielder Darwin Barney.
The Dodgers will carry four starting pitchers and eight relievers, including two left-handers: Scott Elbert and J.P. Howell.
Here is the complete roster:
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Carlos Frias could be on the bubble for one of the Dodgers’ final NLDS roster spots. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The Dodgers are “probably 99, 98 percent where we want to be” in deciding their roster for the National League Division Series, manager Don Mattingly
said Thursday afternoon. The St. Louis Cardinals announced their roster earlier Thursday.
Rosters are due to MLB tomorrow morning, and the Dodgers must winnow their manpower from 37 to 25.
Some decisions were made Tuesday, when five players were given permission to return either to their off-season home or the Dodgers’ spring training facility in Arizona.
A few more decisions have been made in the last 48 hours:
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Hyun-Jin Ryu emerged from his simulated game Wednesday without any setbacks, and the left-hander will start Game 3 of the National League Division Series. Right-hander Dan Haren will start Game 4, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Thursday.
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