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Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier still dealing with back pain, likely out until July

Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier still dealing with back pain, likely out until July

When Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles suffered a season-ending tear of his anterior cruciate ligament, the team expedited the rehabilitation schedule of first baseman Adrian Gonzalez. By early next week, Gonzalez will begin appearing in minor league games after getting 10 days to rest his elbow and back.

The Dodgers cannot take a similarly aggressive tack with outfielder Andre Ethier.

Ethier remains unable to run without pain, manager Dave Roberts explained before Friday’s game against Colorado. He can swing a bat without being affected by his herniated disk, but his body is still compromised. Ethier feels...

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