Sergio Romo had been all but invisible in the Dodgers’ bullpen. On Thursday, the invisible turned into the inevitable, when the Dodgers removed Romo from their roster.
Romo, 34, posted a 6.12 ERA in 30 appearances. He had faced one batter this month.
The Dodgers signed Romo to a one-year, $3-million contract last winter, hoping he and his trademark slider would be an effective contrast to the team’s collection of hard-throwing relievers. In eight years with the San Francisco Giants — including three World Series championship seasons — he never posted an ERA above 3.97.
However, he is giving up walks, hits and home runs at the highest rate of his...