Paco Rodriguez’s rehab is over, and Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said the left-hander will rejoin the team Monday in Arizona. (Getty Images)
MIAMI — The Dodgers are getting one reliever (Pedro Baez) back tonight and should be getting two more (Brandon League and Paco Rodriguez) back soon enough.
Ian Thomas was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City to make room for Baez. League will pitch for the Triple-A Dodgers on Saturday and Monday. It’s not obvious whose spot League will take; the Dodgers might elect to return to an 8-man bullpen once League is activated.
The most interesting case, as it might be all year, is that of Rodriguez.
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Three Dodgers pitchers began rehab assignments with Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Right-hander Pedro Baez started for Triple-A Oklahoma City and pitched a scoreless inning in his first rehab assignment since straining his right pectoral muscle in May. Baez struck out one of the four batters he faced.
Right-hander Joel Peralta faced five Memphis Redbirds batters in the second inning. He allowed two hits, one run and struck out one.
Right-hander Brandon League retired two of the five batters he faced in the third inning. He walked two batters, allowed one run and struck out one.
The box score is here.