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Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw (forearm) threw a bullpen session on Friday.
It sounds like the plan is for Kershaw to start on Monday against Arizona. He was limited to 49 pitches in his first start off the IL, so the workload likely won't be huge in this one, but he's still a recommended start in a plus matchup.
Clayton Kershaw allowed two runs on four hits over three innings with three strikeouts in his rehab stint on Tuesday for Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Kershaw allowed a two-run long ball for the two runs. He threw 49 pitches in the appearance. There is a chance he could be back in the Dodgers rotation later this week. He has been sidelined since July.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says that Clayton Kershaw (forearm) might need just one rehab start before rejoining the rotation.
Kershaw will pitch for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday. If all goes well the three-time Cy Young award winner could then return on Sunday against the Padres. Of course, his workload would be limited early on, but this is a very encouraging development. Keep Kershaw stashed in an IL slot for the time being.
Dodgers' SP Clayton Kershaw (forearm) will make a rehab appearance in Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday.
Kershaw has been absent from the Dodgers' rotation since July 3rd with a forearm injury, and is eligible to come off of the 60-day IL on Sunday. Before he returns to the big league roster, however, he'll make a three-inning rehab appearance in Triple-A OKC on Tuesday. Check back for more updates as they filter in.
Dodgers' SP Clayton Kershaw threw a one inning simulated game on Monday.
Dodgers' manager Dave Roberts reported that Kershaw looked "really good" during his one-inning simulated game on Monday. Kershaw faced several batters, and threw all of his pitches during his sim game, and all signs are pointing up for the veteran lefty.