Venable DFA'd as Dodgers add Tepesch to staff

Venable DFA'd as Dodgers add Tepesch to staff

PITTSBURGH -- The Dodgers designated for assignment outfielder Will Venable to make room on the roster for Nick Tepesch, who starts Friday night against the Pirates.

Venable was signed by the Dodgers on June 14, and he went 1-for-10 with a double and run scored in six games.

The moves bring the Dodgers' pitching staff back to 13.

Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers for MLB.com since 2001. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.