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Bobby Miller First Rehab Start Finally Set as Return to Dodgers Nears

The Dodgers have been without right-handed pitcher Bobby Miller since early April after he was placed on the injured list with a shoulder injury.

On Tuesday, Miller threw to live hitters at Dodger Stadium in a big development for the second-year pitcher. Miller threw three simulated innings.

After the performance, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts provided an update on the 25-year-old pitcher and revealed the scheduled date of his first rehab start.

Miller will take the mound at Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday, per Roberts, to make his first rehab start. Miller will need to make multiple rehab starts, so his return is still a few weeks away.

Nonetheless, this is a great update for Miller and the Dodgers, as he was only able to make three starts this year before going on the IL.

The former first-round pick of the Dodgers was very impressive in his rookie season, going 11-4 with a 3.76 ERA in 124.1 innings.

Miller was expected to play a big role in an overhauled rotation this year, but got off to a slow start, sporting a 5.40 ERA in his three starts. Something was clearly off with Miller, and he could end up missing two months before an ultimate return to the mound.

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Noah Camras

Noah is an Editor for Dodgers Nation. He graduated from USC in 2022 with a B.A. in Journalism and minor in Sports Media Studies. He's been a Dodger fan his whole life, and his all-time favorite Dodgers are Matt Kemp and Russell Martin.

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