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Dodgers News: Gavin Lux Activated and Evan Phillips Added to the Active Roster

The Dodgers are making a series of moves ahead of their game with the Pirates tonight. They will be moving around some arms as well as bringing back a familiar face off of the injured list in the second game of the series. 

Gavin Lux was officially activated from the list after hitting the IL on July 19th with a hamstring injury. Lux just completed a rehab assignment with Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Dodgers added him into the mix, though it appears his regular starting role has disappeared. 

The Dodgers also added Evan Phillips to the 26-man roster ahead of Tuesday’s game. The right-handed pitcher was claimed off of waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday afternoon and will join up with the depleted bullpen. 

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In order to make room for both guys on the roster, the Dodgers optioned Conner Greene and Andre Jackson. Jackson made his big league debut on Monday and tossed 4 scoreless innings against Pittsburgh, striking out 5 and walking 4. He was making a spot start with the rotation missing some key pieces. 

Connor Greene appeared in 2 games for the Dodgers and tossed 2 scoreless innings for them with 2 strikeouts. He will head down to OKC as another bullpen depth option that they will lost certainly call on again at some point. 

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