Dodgers News: Josh Sborz to IL, Matt Beaty Recalled

The Dodgers have placed recent call-up Josh Sborz on the Injured List.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 30: Matt Beaty #45 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a single in the top of the eighth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on April 30, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

The Dodgers have placed relief pitcher Josh Sborz on the Injured List with lower back soreness and have recalled infielder/outfielder Matt Beaty to take his place.

Sborz, who made his MLB debut on Thursday night, seeing the one appearance with the Dodgers where he allowed 3 earned runs after throwing a scoreless eighth inning against the Giants.

He was brought up as an extra arm for the Dodgers’ planned bullpen game. Moreover, with the bullpen having been pressed into action on Wednesday after Rich Hill pitched only 1 inning before removing himself from the game with a forearm strain.

Beaty, originally the move to get Sborz to the active roster, holds a .286 batting average and 88 wRC+ so far this season in 23 games for Los Angeles.

Written by Daniel Preciado

My name is Daniel Preciado and I am 18 years old. I am a sophomore Sport Analytics major and Cognitive Science and Economics dual minor at Syracuse University. When I am not in New York, I live in Whittier, California --- not too far from Chavez Ravine. I am pretty old-school for being an analytics guy and I will always embrace debate. Also, Chase Utley did absolutely nothing wrong.

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