Dodgers: Dave Roberts doesn’t rule out sending Clayton Kershaw to bullpen

The Los Angeles Dodgers have struggled this season, with several injuries and absences that have accumulated mainly in their starting rotation, where on paper at the beginning of the season they looked like the strongest of all MLB, with Clayton Kershaw, Dustin May, Trevor Bauer all whether due to injury or due to problems with the law, they have been out of the starting team.

Of the three of them, the only one who has a chance to return this year is Clayton Kershaw, who by being put on the 60-day disabled list, can be activated until sooner in September, while May underwent a Tommy John and Bauer’s legal troubles could keep him out for the remainder of the season.

The truth is that for Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, he would love to have Kershaw back in the team, but he thinks he may not have time to return in full force to be a starter, so he does not rule out sending him to the bullpen. as he told Bill Plunkett of the Southern California News Group.

I think it would be a contingent thing to put him back in the rotation because of the way things have turned out. I don’t want to say no to him, but if he freaks out from the bullpen to pitch two or three innings, that would be fine.

Clayton Kershaw has not played since July 7 and has had several setbacks in his recovery.

Gabriel Delgado

I started as a rookie on Al Bat in early 2018 and am going for my third season covering Major League Baseball as a web reporter. I am a fan of the San Francisco Giants, a number one defender of Barry Bonds and a critic of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fernando Tatis Jr., Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña are the future of baseball, Mike Trout is overrated, and the Astros deserved to be taken away from the World Series for cheating. Besides baseball, I also enjoy soccer, football, basketball, and just about any other game that includes a ball or a ball. I am also an amateur musician, penniless gamer and very nerdy. Graduated in journalism from the University of Guadalajara, I graduated in 2017. Born in the shrimp capital of the world, Escuinapa, Sinaloa. I lived in Australia for a while; i survived giant spiders, tasmanian devils and fought a kangaroo and didn’t die trying.

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