There goes one bright young arm, at least for now.
Baez suffered the injury pitching in the eighth inning Wednesday do Miami's
Baez, who was hitting 99 mph on the radar gun Wednesday, has been one of the bright spots on the Dodgers' unexpectedly strong bullpen. Baez has appeared in 15 games (15 1/3 innings), striking out 22, walking three and holding opponents to a .207 batting average. He has a 1.76 ERA and 0.98 WHIP.
He and Yimi Garcia were looking like potential eighth-inning relievers once
The Dodgers, however, could elect to activate him Friday, making Coulombe's latest stay a potentially short one, though they would still prefer to give Jansen the extra day of rest. The Dodgers, who went most of last season with one left-hander in the bullpen, now have four – J.P. Howell, Paco Rodriguez, Adam Liberatore and Coulombe.