Dodgers News: Dustin May Could Need Just 1 More Rehab Start
The Dodgers could be very close to getting a huge arm back in the mix. Dustin May went down last year and needed Tommy John surgery on his throwing arm. That put them in a position where they would eventually need to acquire Max Scherzer, especially after Trevor Bauer was placed on administrative leave.
But D-May has been making his rehab starts at Triple-A, and he might need just 1 more. This week. Dave Roberts said that May would go again with Triple-A before they could reassess where he is at. That could potentially mean the Dodgers get him back in less than 2 full weeks.
Dave Roberts said Dustin May is going to make at least one more rehab start after this one. They’ll reassess where he’s at then https://t.co/QzzwfBg7lX
— Jack Harris (@Jack_A_Harris) July 28, 2022
He went 3 innings on Thursday night and did not allow a run to come across. May punched out 6 batters and his fastball/sinker touched triple-digits as well. The Dodgers could absolutely use him in a long-relief role or as a short-term starter when he returns to action.
Other Dodgers News
The Dodgers are closing in on getting Edwin Rios back. After suffering a hamstring strain, Rios was eventually placed on the 60-day injured list. But he started his rehab assignment in Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday night, meaning he could very well be returning to the big league squad soon.
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