The Dodgers cannot take a similarly aggressive tack with outfielder
Ethier remains unable to run without pain, manager
Roberts had hoped Ethier might be ready by June. That sounds less likely now.
"If something told me late June, I would be very excited, if that were the case," Roberts said.
Ethier sat out almost all of 2016 as he recovered from a broken leg. He injured his back this past March.
One more on KTLA
For the majority of Dodgers fans without SportsNet LA, there is one last chance to see a simulcast on KTLA.
KTLA will air the game against the Miami Marlins on May 21. That broadcast is a makeup for the rained-out game against the San Diego Padres on May 7.
That game was the last of a 10-game KTLA trial package that the Dodgers and
There are no plans to air additional games on KTLA, Charter spokesperson Maureen Huff told The Times last week.
Charter, which sells service under the Spectrum brand, inherited responsibility for the distribution of SportsNet LA when it bought Time Warner Cable last year.
No other major cable or satellite provider in the Los Angeles area has agreed to carry SportsNet LA, a dispute in its fourth season.
Hyun-Jin Ryu will get a day or two of extra rest before his next start. Ryu’s turn in the rotation comes up on Tuesday, but the team intends to bring
Times staff writer Bill Shaikin contributed to this report.