In other pitching injury developments, the Dodgers announced that first-round Draft pick Walker Buehler underwent Tommy John elbow reconstruction Wednesday, as planned. Dr. Neal ElAttrache repaired the ulnar collateral ligament and Buehler is expected to be out 12 to 18 months.
Meanwhile, pitcher Carlos Frias came out of a Wednesday night start after one scoreless inning with what the Dodgers called a "back-related" issue. The club announced that Frias had been taken off the disabled list Sunday and optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City. He had been sidelined with lower-back soreness.
Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.