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The Dodgers transferred RHP Jimmy Nelson (elbow) to the 60-day injured list.
Nelson will be sidelined for the remainder of the season as he needs a right flexor tendon repair. He was fantastic out of the bullpen this season, but injuries continue to hamper his career.
The Dodgers placed Jimmy Nelson (elbow) on the 10-day IL prior to Wednesday's game against the Astros.
Nelson has now made three IL trips since the beginning of June. He has been effective while healthy, but the Dodgers will need him more come playoff time. He's currently dealing with elbow inflammation.
The Dodgers officially activated pitcher Jimm Nelson (forearm) from the 10-day injured list Thursday.
Nelson missed around two weeks with right forearm inflammation. He's expected to be used in a high-leverage role upon his return. Nelson owns a 2.41 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, and a 30:11 K: BB across 18 2/3 innings in 2021.
The Dodgers placed RHP Jimmy Nelson on the 10-day IL due to forearm inflammation.
Nelson has been an effective reliever for the Dodgers this year, but he has always struggled with injuries throughout his career. Hopefully this latest forearm issue isn't a serious one.
Jimmy Nelson, who missed the entire 2020 season after undergoing back surgery, was included in the list of eight potential starting pitchers for the Dodgers when manager Dave Roberts spoke with reporters on Thursday.
Even though the Dodgers have eight possible starting pitchers they won't employ an eight-man rotation, obviously. Nelson has only pitched 22 innings over the last three seasons due to injuries. His last season of any significance was in 2017 when he went 12-6 with a 3.49 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and 199 strikeouts over 175 1/3 innings for the Brewers. The big right-hander will have some pretty stiff competition to beat out if he wants to crack the starting rotation this year.