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LA Dodgers Recall Dylan Floro from Triple-A

Casey Sadler was optioned to the Oklahoma City Dodgers.

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 25: Dylan Floro#51 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks to the sky with his face in his glove prior to delivering a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 25, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

The Dodgers have recalled right-handed reliever Dylan Floro from the Oklahoma City Dodgers and optioned right-handed reliever Casey Sadler to Triple-A.

Floro, 28, is back with the club for the second time this season. He was last optioned to Oklahoma City on August 1. In 36 innings for the Dodgers this season, he has pitched to a 4.00 ERA with 30 strikeouts. In his career as a Dodger, Floro has a 2.97 ERA with 61 strikeouts over 63 2/3 innings.

Sadler, 29, has pitched well this season, but right now he finds himself making trips from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles regularly. He was recalled on Saturday but did not appear in a game during his brief call-up. This season, Sadler has thrown 31 2/3 innings between the Rays and Dodgers and has posted a 1.42 ERA. He has thrown 12 1/3 of those innings for the Dodgers, posting a 0.73 ERA with eight strikeouts.

Expect Sadler to be back with the team by September at the latest.

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Floro, 28, returns for his second stint with the club since being optioned on August 1. The former Cal State Fullerton Titan has appeared in 38 games for the Dodgers, going 4-3 with a 4.00 ERA (16 ER/36.0 IP) and 30 strikeouts. In 67 games since joining the Dodgers, Floro is 7-4 with a 2.97 ERA (21 ER/63.2 IP) and 61 strikeouts.

Sadler, 29, is being recalled on Saturday and did not appear in a game. The Oklahoma native has appeared in nine games for the Dodgers, allowing one earned run over 12.1 innings (0.73 ERA) with eight strikeouts. In 18 Major League games this season, he has allowed five earned runs in 31.2 innings of work for a 1.42 ERA for the Tampa Bay Rays and the Dodgers.

Written by Blake Williams

I graduated with an Associate's Degree in Journalism from Los Angeles Pierce College and now I'm working towards my Bachelor's at Cal State University, Northridge. I'm currently the managing editor for the Roundup News and a writer for Dodgers Nation. Around the age of 12, I fell in love with baseball and in high school, I realized my best path to working in baseball was as a writer, so that's the path I followed. I also like to bring an analytics viewpoint to my work and I'm always willing to help someone understand them since so many people have done the same for me. Thanks for reading!

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