LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed left-handed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to Aug. 14 with a right hip strain and recalled right-hander Pedro Baez from Triple-A Albuquerque.
Baez will be appearing in his fourth stint with the Dodgers and has pitched scoreless relief in his last three games. In 40 combined games at Triple-A Albuquerque and Double-A Chattanooga, the hard-throwing right-hander has a 3.86 ERA (18 ER/42.0) with 38 strikeouts against 13 walks. After being optioned to Albuquerque on Monday, Baez did not appear in a game for the Isotopes.
Ryu is 13-6 with a 3.28 ERA (50 ER/137.1 IP) in 23 starts for Los Angeles this season.