SP - LAD
Tony Gonsolin tossed two strong innings on the mound for the Dodgers Monday, allowing one run on three hits while also striking out three in the Dodgers' 2-1 loss to the Rockies.
Gonsolin has allowed one run or less in each of his last five starts for the Dodgers, posting a 3.29 K/BB ratio in that span. The right-hander has had an impressive season on the mound for invested fantasy managers, posting a 2.14 ERA and 0.87 WHIP with 119 strikeouts in 24 starts (16-1) on the mound this season.
Tony Gonsolin will be activated and start Monday's game against the Rockies.
Gonsolin has missed over a month with a forearm strain. He has thrown several live simulated games and made a rehab start in Triple-A on Tuesday. He will be on a pitch count and only threw 27 pitches. He could possibly throw three innings in his start, but he is not likely to be a factor for fantasy purposes.
Tony Gonsolin (forearm) will make a rehab start on Tuesday with Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Gonsolin will likely return to the Dodgers as a starter if all goes well in his rehab outing. The original thought was that he would pitch out of the bullpen, but according to Aradya's report, Gonsolin will be a starter.
Tony Gonsolin's live session went well on Thursday, and he will throw again on Friday.
Gonsolin felt good after his session and will likely throw another bullpen session on Friday. He will then throw a three-inning live session before returning to the team. Gonsolin will be in the bullpen upon his return to the Dodgers.
Tony Gonsolin will pitch two innings in a simulated game against live hitters on Thursday.
Gonsolin is still working his way back from a forearm injury that landed him on the injured list in August. It is possible he could return before the regular season ends, but it is not likely to be in as a starter, which hurts his fantasy value.