LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers activated right-handed pitcher Evan Phillips from the injured list and optioned right-handed pitcher Mitch White.
Phillips, 26, has been sidelined with a right quad strain since August 20 and has appeared in one game for the Dodgers this season, recording the win in 2.1 innings of relief on August 19 against the Mets. On the year, he is 1-0 with a save and a 3.38 ERA (2 ER/5.1 IP) in two Major League games. He has spent parts of four seasons in the Major Leagues, going a combined 2-3 with a 7.13 ERA (47 ER/59.1 IP) and 71 strikeouts for Atlanta (2018), Baltimore (2018-2020), Tampa Bay (2021) and Los Angeles (2021). In his minor league career, he is 19-20 with a 3.76 ERA and 306 strikeouts in 187 games. He was originally drafted by the Braves in the 17th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of UNC Wilmington.
White, 25, suffered the loss yesterday, allowing three runs in 3.1 innings against the Rockies. On the season, he is 1-2 with a 3.49 ERA (15 ER/38.2 IP) and 41 strikeouts in 18 games for the Dodgers. The former second rounder out of Santa Clara University is 2-2 with a 3.24 ERA (12 ER/41.2 IP) in 20 career MLB games.