"I don't feel like his chances are very good of pitching on his turn," Mattingly said.
Ryu strained a right buttock muscle in the Dodgers’ 3-2 loss to the
Ryu’s next turn in the rotation falls on Tuesday. If he can’t pitch, Roberto Hernandez would be available that day on regular four-days' rest, as the Dodgers have a day off Monday. Another option would be to start swingman
The Dodgers initially thought Ramirez would need seven to 10 days to recover. Mattingly said Thursday that could still be the case.
The typical recovery time for a strained oblique muscle is about a month, but Mattingly said, "We don't feel like it's going to be a month."