Manager Dave Roberts expects Price (hamstring) to be activated from the 10-day injured list Monday, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports. The 35-year-old threw nearly 30 pitches over two simulated innings Friday and will rejoin the Dodgers without a minor-league rehab assignment. Price could factor into the rotation with Dustin May (elbow) out for the season, though the veteran lefty could work out of the bullpen since he's not fully stretched out.
Price (hamstring) will either toss another live bullpen session or be activated rather than take part in a rehab assignment, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports. Price tossed nearly 30 pitches in two simulated innings Friday and will now take at least two days off from throwing. After that rest, he could return to the active roster at the start of next week, though it has yet to be determined if the left-hander will need another bullpen session first. Price indicated Friday that his hamstring "feels completely normal," per Castillo.
Price (hamstring) threw a simulated game Tuesday at Dodger Stadium, Eric Stephen of SBNation.com reports. The lefty threw about an inning and also tested the injured hamstring by covering first base. Dustin May's season-ending elbow surgery leaves an open rotation spot that Price could possibly fill if he can get stretched out in the coming weeks.
Price (hamstring) threw a bullpen session Friday and continues to build up toward a return, Matthew Moreno of Dodger Blue reports. Price has now tossed multiple bullpens in the past week and appears to be progressing steadily. "The velocities are good, he's responding well, so just continuing to build him up and make sure that hamstring stays strong," manager Dave Roberts said of Price. Roberts also noted that the left-hander's return is "going to be sooner than later," though a specific timetable has yet to be announced. When Price returns, he's likely to pitch out of the bullpen, though he could also be considered for a rotation spot given the season-ending injury recently suffered by Dustin May (elbow).
Price (hamstring) has begun to throw off a mound, Bill Plunkett of The Orange County Register reports. The lefty was placed on the injured list in late April and was expected to miss several weeks. Throwing off a mound is a promising sign for his return in the near future. Price pitched well before the injury, allowing one run in his last six innings after two bad appearances to start the season. Once healthy, Price may start games, with Dustin May (elbow) out for the season and Tony Gonsolin (shoulder) still at least three weeks from being available.
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