"He's had four surgeries on the other knee. This is his good knee," Mattingly said.
The Dodgers announced Saturday that an MRI exam showed that Maholm tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while covering first base on a play Friday. Treatment has yet to be determined, but it will almost certainly mean surgery that will end his season.
Maholm had struggled with the Dodgers after signing a one-year, $1.5-million contract in the off-season. He was originally signed as insurance for the fifth spot in the rotation should
When Beckett won the spot and got off to a terrific start, and then
But he at least offered some rotation insurance, and with
Not now. Now with the Dodgers lacking options at the big league level and no minor leaguer looking particularly ready, they may have to search the waiver wire.