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.
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: