SP,RP - LAD
Julio Urias agreed to a one-year, $3.6 million deal with the Dodgers to avoid arbitration.
Urias gets a pay raise after putting up solid numbers during the 2020 season. He registered a 3.27 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 45:18 K/BB ratio over 55 innings (10 starts). He was also excellent during the postseason when he compiled a 1.17 ERA across 23 innings (six appearances, two starts).
Julio Urias picked up the save on Tuesday when he pitched 2 1/3 scoreless innings with four strikeouts as the Dodgers took Game 6 to win their first World Series title since 1988.
Urias capped off his phenomenal postseason run with a scoreless 2 1/3 innings to earn his first save of the season. He finished the playoffs with a stellar 1.17 ERA, 0.65 WHIP, and a 29:4 K/BB ratio over 23 innings (six appearances, two starts).
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says that Julio Urias will be ready to follow Walker Buehler in Game 7, if necessary.
Urias won't pitch in Game 6 after throwing 80 pitches in Saturday's Game 4. Buehler is line for a Game 7 start and will likely be followed by Urias if the Rays survive and advance on Tuesday night. Tony Gonsolin is toeing the rubber for the Dodgers on Tuesday.
Julio Urias took a no-decision on Saturday when he allowed two runs on four hits with nine strikeouts and one walk across 4 2/3 innings in the Dodgers 8-7 loss to the Rays in Game 4 of the World Series.
Urias pitched quite well in this game, punching out nine and walking one over his 80 pitches, 56 of which were thrown for strikes. He did give up a pair of solo home runs to Randy Arozarena and Hunter Renfroe, respectively. He was lifted with two outs in the fifth in a tied ball game and was eventually handed a no-decision as the Dodgers bullpen ended up giving the game away. The 24-year old southpaw has been sharp this postseason, compiling a 1.31 ERA, 0.73 WHIP, and a 25:4 K/BB ratio across 20 2/3 innings. He could make one more appearance later on if the series were to go seven games.
Julio Urias will start Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday, per manager Dave Roberts. Walker Buehler is getting the nod for Game 3 and LA will go back to Clayton Kershaw for Game 5.
Urias has been excellent through 16 innings this postseason, though he's only made one start, compiling a pristine 4-0 record to go along with a 0.56 ERA, 0.63 WHIP, and a 16:3 K/BB ratio. He surrendered one run on three hits with five strikeouts and a pair of walks in his last start against the Braves in Game 3 of the NLCS.