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Dodgers: Tony Cingrani Is Having His Shoulder Re-Evaluated

The Dodgers lefty reliever suffers setback.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Pitcher Tony Cingrani #54 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the ninth inning of the MLB game against the Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Rockies 8-2. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

It was reported just two days ago that Tony Cingrani felt pain in his most recent outing. Today, he was seen in the Dodgers clubhouse. Turns out there’s a reason for that.

Setback Shoulder

It’s a big loss for the Dodgers that Tony Cingrani’s rehab is going backwards. It’s also a sad setback for Tony himself. The Dodgers bullpen is in severe need of another lefty reliever. If he is getting his shoulder completely reevaluated, consequently that a bad sign.

Tony Cingrani was a valuable part of the Dodgers bullpen in 2017 and 2018, but injuries kept him from logging a lot of innings. With Caleb Ferguson and Scott Alexander having been largely ineffective, this leaves the Dodgers with a lot of uncertainty in the lefty relief department.

Written by AJ Gonzalez

AJ is a lifelong Dodgers fan who grew up in California. His whole family are also lifelong Dodgers fans. He lives in Tennessee with his wife, daughter, beagle, and strat.

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