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Dodgers News & Rumors: Hyun-Jin Ryu Will Start Game 3 Of NLDS



The Dodgers are coming back to Los Angeles with the series tied 1-1. Game 2 was a heartbreaker and if a few call would have gone the other way, the Dodgers could easily be up 2-0. Now, the Dodgers will have to rely on Hyun-Jin Ryu and possibly Ricky Nolasco in games 3 and 4 at Dodger Stadium.

Ryu was battling some back issues at the end of the season and had a couple of his starts pushed back. After the Game 2 loss, Ken Gurnick of Dodgers.com reported that Ryu threw a bullpen session with a compression sleeve on his left elbow. The initial reports were a cause for concern because Ryu hadn’t thrown bullpen sessions in between starts during the regular season. However, Pedro Moura of the OC Register reported today that Ryu threw a bullpen session due to the long break in between starts and not because of an injury:

Ryu is feeling good and is scheduled to start Game 3, which is a relief to all Dodger fans and the organization. The Dodgers are going to need Ryu to continue his success from the regular season and help the Dodgers grab a 2-1 series lead.

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Dodgers News

Was Dee Gordon safe or out? [True Blue LA]

Dodgers’ Don Mattingly’s margin for error just got smaller [LA Times]

‘No concers’ about Ryu heading into Game 3 start [True Blue LA]

Splitting is a headache for Dodgers [LA Times]

Mattingly stands by Game 2 pitching change [ESPN]

MLB News

Wil Myers a good sport about his blunder [USA Today]

Carlos Beltran hasn’t ruled out return to Mets [Hardball Talk]

Mets’ Harvey opts for Tommy John surgery [ESPN]

When 90 wins aren’t enough [Baseball Nation]

Tyler Colvin elects free agency [Hardball Talk]

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Written by Alex Torres

Staff writer for Dodgers Nation and excited to cover the best team in baseball. Follow him on Twitter at @uclakers38

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