The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated outfielder Joc Pederson from the 15-day disabled list, recalled left-handed pitcher Luis Avilan from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed both right-handed pitcher Casey Fien (retroactive to July 17) and left-handed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu (retroactive to July 9) on the 15-day disabled list with elbow tendonitis.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled infielder/outfielder Zach Walters (#48) from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed outfielder Trayce Thompson on the 15-day disabled list with lower back irritation, retroactive to July 10.
Dodger shortstop Corey Seager will compete in the 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby, on Monday, July 11th, which was announced by Major League Baseball today. The 2016 T-Mobile Home Run Derby will be held at Petco Park in San Diego, and broadcast live by ESPN and MLB.com beginning at 8:00 p.m. (ET)/5:00 p.m. (PT).
Major League Baseball announced today that right-handed pitcher Kenley Jansen, left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw and shortstop Corey Seager were named to the National League All-Star team. All three were selected via player balloting, with Jansen and Seager making the first All-Star appearances of their careers and Kershaw making his sixth. Major League Baseball's 87th All-Star Game will be played on Tuesday, July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego.
Wil Myers of the San Diego Padres, Jon Lester of the Chicago Cubs, and Corey Seager of the Los Angeles Dodgers have been voted Budweiser Presents National League Player of the Month, National League Pitcher of the Month, and National League Rookie of the Month, respectively.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed left-handed pitcher Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day disabled list with mild disc herniation (retroactive to June 27), placed outfielder Joc Pederson on the DL with a sprained right AC joint (retroactive to June 29), activated right-handed pitcher Bud Norris (#28) and selected the contract of outfielder Will Venable from Triple-A Oklahoma City. To make room for Venable on the 40-man roster, Los Angeles designated right-hander Layne Somsen for assignment.
The Los Angeles Dodgers today acquired right-handed pitcher Bud Norris, minor league outfielder Dian Toscano, a player to be named later and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league pitchers Philip Pfeifer (LHP) and Caleb Dirks (RHP). To make room for Norris on the 40-man roster, Los Angeles designated left-hander Ian Thomas for assignment.