Bud Norris

Dodgers designate Bud Norris to make room for Alex Wood

Dodgers designate Bud Norris to make room for Alex Wood

As part of the roster move necessary for activating pitcher Alex Wood from the disabled list, the Dodgers designated pitcher Bud Norris for assignment before Tuesday’s game against the San Francisco Giants.

Wood will audition for a spot on the postseason roster as a reliever. He has not pitched since May because of elbow surgery.

Acquired in June, days after Clayton Kershaw was diagnosed with a herniated disk, Norris had his role with the team fade into irregular usage in the last few weeks. The team scheduled him to start Saturday in Arizona, but scratched him in favor of rookie Brock Stewart the day...

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