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Dodgers Notes: Yoshinobu Yamamoto Injury, Chris Taylor’s Relief, Bobby Miller Update

The Los Angeles Dodgers dropped the second game of their series against the Kansas City Royals but the entire storyline was about the health of starter Yoshinobu Yamamoto. He left the game after just two innings with tightness in his triceps.

He is likely heading for the 15-day injured list and hopefully, won’t be out for too long.

All the headlines you might have missed from Saturday:

Yoshinobu Yamamoto’s Concerning Early Exit

In a worrying turn, starter Yoshinobu Yamamoto was pulled out prematurely during Saturday’s game after just two innings. Although he didn’t allow any runs, his lowered velocity raised alarms, leading to him being substituted as a precautionary measure due to tricep tightness. Thankfully, it has been confirmed that his elbow is not affected. The coaching staff and fans alike are hopeful for a speedy recovery.

Freddie Freeman Delivers in the Clutch

On Friday night at Dodger Stadium, Freddie Freeman proved once again why he’s a vital part of the Dodgers, driving in a crucial run that secured a victory over the Kansas City Royals. His performance this June has been exemplary, significantly improving from his earlier season struggles. Freeman’s key hit helped turn the team’s fortunes in a tightly contested match.

Bobby Miller Set for a Comeback

Dodger fans have something to look forward to as pitcher Bobby Miller is slated to return to the mound next week against the Colorado Rockies. After a stint on the injured list and a rigorous rehab, Miller is poised to make a comeback, aiming to recapture the form he displayed before his injury.

Chris Taylor’s Relief with Game-Tying Home Run

Chris Taylor expressed a sense of relief after hitting a game-tying home run against the Royals on Friday, marking his first homer of the season. This hit was a significant personal achievement amidst a challenging season for Taylor, potentially reigniting his performance for the remainder of the year.

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Matt Levine

Matt earned a Master of Science degree in Sport Management from Louisiana State University in 2021. He was born and raised in the Los Angeles area, growing up a huge fan of the Dodgers and Lakers. Matt Kemp was his favorite Dodgers player growing up.

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