Opening day is two weeks away! It’s a very exciting, yet stressful time for Los Angeles Dodgers fans as injuries continue to pile up for the Boys in Blue.
Now there is good news and bad news. Bad news is the pitchers have been plagued with injuries and it’s latest victim is Mike Bolsinger.
Bolsinger is dealing with left side abdominal tightness, and it seems the Dodgers don’t want to make his injury worst. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts telling Orange Country Register writer Bill Plunkett they will be “cautious” moving forward.
Bolsinger’s injury comes after he earned the fifth starter spot. With a hole there SportsNet LA reporter Alanna Rizzo says the team could look to the minor league for help.
— Alanna Rizzo (@alannarizzo) March 20, 2016
Unfortunately, the Dodgers might need to call in for more help after outfielder Andre Ethier finds himself still on crutches. Ethier suffered an injury on his right shin after fouling a ball on Friday. He was expected to miss 2-3 days, but may be out longer.
Ethier underwent a bone scan on Monday according to MLB.com writer Ken Gurnick, but results won’t be available until Tuesday.
Results of Andre Ethier's bone scan (right shin) will not be available until Tuesday.
— Ken Gurnick (@kengurnick) March 22, 2016
The Dodgers had announced Friday that Ethier’s x-rays initially showed no broken bones.
Andre Ethier's X-rays were negative. He is day-to-day with a lower leg contusion.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) March 19, 2016
Moving on to good news, Roberts says shortstop Corey Seager could be ready by opening day. Still recovering from a knee injury he did take part in some drills with his teammates.
Corey Seager (knee) is going thru defensive drills with the rest of the infielders today and will take his turn in hitting groups #Dodgers
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) March 21, 2016
The Dodgers seem optimistic, posting a vine of Seager in the batting cage.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) March 21, 2016
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