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Dodgers News: Pitcher Justin Bruihl Sent Down to Minor Leagues

Today the Dodgers announced that they have optioned left-handed reliever Justin Bruihl to Triple-A. The move resets the roster back to 26 active players following Saturday’s doubleheader. Lefty pitcher Robbie Erlin who was brought up as the 27th man for the doubleheader will remain on the roster and offer some long relief to the bullpen.

Bruihl made 8 appearances so far this year, posting a 3.38 ERA over 8 innings of work. The 25-year-old made his MLB debut with LA last year, allowing 6 earned runs over 24 appearances including the postseason.

There are currently 14 pitchers on the active roster.

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Clint Pasillas

Clint Pasillas has been writing, blogging, and podcasting about the Los Angeles Dodgers since 2008. He was there for Nomar, Greg Maddux, and Blake DeWitt, and he'll be there for Walker Buehler, Alex Verdugo, Bobby Miller, and any Dodgers of the future. Under Clint, Dodgers Nation has grown into one of the most read baseball sites in the world with millions of unique visitors per month. He's a golf enthusiast, an amateur wood worker, and a friend.

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