"He had some thoughts on his mechanics, [pitching coach Rick Honeycutt] had some thoughts," said Roberts. "His back felt good with the flight. He's penciled in for Sunday."
Bellinger was injured on Saturday while making a running catch in Detroit. Roberts said the ankle is improved, but still swollen. Roberts would not speculate on Bellinger's status beyond saying that he was out on Monday and also won't start on Tuesday. Roberts said Bellinger was "showing some signs of improvement" and was available for pinch-hitting.
Stewart is 0-0 with a 1.64 ERA in nine games, two starts, for the Dodgers this season. As a starter, he has a 2.35 ERA; but he's pitched only 7 2/3 innings in a starting role, while walking four with three strikeouts.
Ken Gurnick has covered the Dodgers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2001. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.