Peralta had his team option declined by the Dodgers on Friday, Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times reports. Peralta missed time with various injuries and struggled when he was healthy, posting a 4.34 ERA as his fastball velocity continued to drop below 90 mph (89.4 mph average). He'll be 40 years old by the start of the 2016 season, but he should be able to find a spot in the middle or back of a bullpen in free agency.
The Dodgers activated reliever Joel Peralta from the 15-day disabled list, according to the team's transactions page. Peralta had been out since Aug. 11 with a neck injury. Peralta has made just 25 appearances in 2015, his first season with the Dodgers. He missed time earlier this season with a pinched nerve in his neck.
The Dodgers placed right-handed reliever Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday (retroactive to Monday). Peralta is dealing with a neck sprain. Peralta missed significant time earlier with a pinched nerve in his neck. He is 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 20 innings of relief this season for the Dodgers. In a corresponding move, the Dodgers recalled reliever Yimi Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday.
The Dodgers have reinstated reliever Joel Peralta from the 15-day disabled list. He had missed about nine weeks with a pinched nerve in his neck. Peralta returns with a spotless ERA over seven appearances.
Dodgers veteran reliever Joel Peralta, who has been out for nearly two months with a pinched nerve in his neck, should be activated off the disabled list by Monday at the latest, per True Blue LA, which is reporting that he coming back to Los Angeles after a rehab assignment. Peralta will return to the mound having pitched just 5 2/3 innings this season with no runs allowed.