With Hyun-Jin Ryu in the rotation, Dodgers move Kenta Maeda and Ross Stripling to the bullpen

With Hyun-Jin Ryu in the rotation, Dodgers move Kenta Maeda and Ross Stripling to the bullpen

The return of Hyun-Jin Ryu to the Los Angeles Dodgers rotation will send Kenta Maeda and Ross Stripling to the bullpen. If you want to receive the best information from the sports world, download the App now.
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Manager Dave Roberts announced on Sunday that Ryu will be activated from the disabled list on Wednesday and will open that night against the San Francisco Giants. The southpaw has been out since May 2 because of a groin injury during a start against the Giants. Arizona Diamondbacks. He is 3-0 with a 2.12 ERA in six starts this season. Maeda right has a 7-7 record with a 3.80 ERA this season. He has started 20 games for the Dodgers and has made 22 appearances in total. Right-hander Stripling, who was an All-Star this season, is 8-3 with a 2.62 ERA in 28 appearances (17 starts). Roberts praised Maeda and Stripling for their "disinterest" in accepting moves to the bullpen. However, Stripling's stay in the bullpen may be temporary. "Our hope is to get Ross back into the initial rotation," Roberts told reporters, according to the Los Angeles Times. "He has earned it."
With Maeda and Stripling in the bullpen, the Dodgers' rotation will consist of left-handers Ryu, Clayton Kershaw (5-5, 2.58 ERA), Rich Hill (5-4, 3.62) and Alex Wood (7-6, 3.58) and the right Walker Buehler (5-4, 3.32).
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