Dodgers News: Franklin Gutierrez to DL; Trayce Thompson Recalled

Some fans were angry when Trayce Thompson didn’t make the Opening Day roster. Less than two weeks later, he’s back.

Franklin Gutierrez is placed on the 10-day disabled list with a hamstring injury. Thompson is recalled to fill his spot.

Gutierrez was hitting .231 in 13 at-bats. To this point, he’s been used as a platoon partner with Andrew Toles.

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Dave Roberts said he saw benefit in Trayce Thompson going to the minors, citing consistent playing time. Thompson appeared in 80 games last season for Los Angeles, slashing .225/.302/.436 in 236 at-bats. He season ended early due to multiple back fractures.

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Written by Gabe Burns

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