Dodgers pitcher Joel Peralta went on the disabled list twice in 2015. (Getty Images)
This is Part 36 of a series in which every member of the 2015 Dodgers has his season juxtaposed with an episode of the greatest sitcom of all-time. Don’t take it too seriously.
Key stats: 3-1 record, 3 saves, 4.34 earned-run average in 33 games (0 starts)
Seinfeld episode: “The Pen” (Season 3, Episode 3)
Key quote: “Oh man. What is with this bar? It’s right in my back. It’s killing me.”
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The Dodgers declined the 2016 option on pitcher Joel Peralta. (Getty Images)
The Dodgers will not pick up the 2016 contract options on second baseman Chase Utley, reliever Joel Peralta and starter Bronson Arroyo.
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Joel Peralta had a 5.40 ERA on Sept. 1, but will make the Dodgers’ NLDS roster. (Getty Images)
Outfielder Justin Ruggiano and relief pitcher Joel Peralta said Thursday morning that they made the Dodgers’ National League Division Series roster, while reliever Juan Nicasio said he’s out.
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Justin Ruggiano played with Andy LaRoche, Russell Martin, James Loney, Chad Billingsley, Jonathan Broxton, Blake DeWitt, A.J. Ellis, Matt Kemp and others as a minor-leaguer coming up through the Dodgers’ organization. (Associated Press photo)
Monday, Justin Ruggiano
was pulled from the third inning of his game with the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A affiliate and informed he’d been traded
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Kiké Hernandez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Monday and will miss at least that time with a strained left hamstring. Austin Barnes, who was already in the ballpark in advance of a Tuesday call-up, joins the active roster for tonight’s game against the San Francisco Giants.
Hernandez suffered the injury in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Cubs, in which the Dodgers did not collect a hit. It comes at a bad time for the Dodgers and Hernandez, who had a .927 OPS in August that allowed him to surpass Joc Pederson on the Dodgers’ center-field depth chart.
Before Hernandez was officially placed on the DL, here’s what Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said about the injury:
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