RP - LAD
Caleb Ferguson (elbow) is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery sometime next week.
Ferguson underwent an MRI Wednesday which showed damage to the UCL. He will undergo Tommy John surgery next week. "Tommy John surgery is imminent for Caleb Ferguson, probably some time next week," Dodgers' manager Dave Roberts said. Ferguson will most likely miss the 2021 season as he looks to make a full recovery for 2022.
Caleb Ferguson (elbow) was placed on the IL on Wednesday. He was sent for an MRI which showed damage to his UCL. Ferguson had Tommy John surgery in 2014, while in high school, and may need it again. He is not expected to return this season.
Ferguson will finish the season with a 2.89 ERA in 18 2/3 innings pitched for the Dodgers. He is not expected back this season.
Caleb Ferguson suffered a left elbow injury during Tuesday's win over the Padres.
Ferguson will undergo an MRI Wednesday. The x-rays and ultrasound on his left elbow showed "nothing conclusive." There is no timetable for his return and is currently day-to-day.
Caleb Ferguson pitched the eighth inning for the Dodgers on Sunday against the Rockies, giving up three hits, two earned runs, and a walk while striking out two.
The Dodgers began the inning with a 6-5 lead, but it took just three pitches for the Rockies to pull ahead-- Kevin Pillar singled on the first pitch he saw, then Matt Kemp deposited the second pitch he saw in the left field seats. Ferguson has a 2-1 record in relief this year, with a 3.31 ERA and twenty-three K's in 16.1 innings pitched.
Caleb Ferguson allowed one run on four hits over 2 2/3 innings but wound up taking the loss on Saturday versus the Brewers.
Ferguson struck out two and walked two in the place of an injured Hyun-Jin Ryu. The 29-year-old lefty has now given up just one run through nine innings this year. He has struck out 10 over that time. Still, his spot start usage doesn't really translate to fantasy success.