Mike Bolsinger threw 5 2/3 innings in his Dodgers debut and did not allow a run until his final pitch. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
DENVER — The Dodgers will not use Saturday’s rainout to skip their fifth starter’s turn in the rotation, in spite of the fact that they don’t have a fifth starter. Clayton Kershaw, Zack Greinke, Brett Anderson and Carlos Frias are the only starters on their 25-man roster at the moment.
Rather, Greinke will start on Monday and Frias will start Wednesday. The Dodgers will likely recall a pitcher from the minor leagues to pitch Tuesday against the Miami Marlins, and it will likely be Mike Bolsinger. Continue reading →
Dodgers pitcher Carlos Frias said he went to bed Tuesday night believing he would start for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday.
Frias learned Wednesday morning that he had been recalled to take the roster spot of pitcher David Huff, who was designated for assignment after Tuesday’s game. He flew from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles and did not arrive until 4:30 p.m. He wasn’t able to stretch with his teammates on the field.