Andre Ethier

Dodgers plan to activate Andre Ethier on Saturday

Dodgers plan to activate Andre Ethier on Saturday

Andre Ethier flew from Los Angeles and met the Dodgers at Marlins Park on Friday, arriving midway through the game. The team plans to activate him on Saturday, Manager Dave Roberts said.

Ethier has yet to take a single at-bat for the club since fracturing his leg on a foul ball in March. The bones have not fully healed, but the team is hopeful that Ethier can contribute during the final month of the season.

“We’ve got to get him involved,” Roberts said before Friday’s game. “He’s going to get some occasional starts. He’s going to be used off the bench, to pinch-hit in some big spots. With Andre, a...

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