LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers added right-handed pitcher Ryan Meisinger and infielder/outfielder Zach McKinstry to the active roster.
Meisinger, 27, was claimed yesterday from the Chicago Cubs. He went 0-0 with a 12.27 ERA (10 ER/7.1 IP) and six strikeouts in seven games for the Cubs. The right-hander has made stops in Baltimore (2018), St. Louis (2019) and Chicago (2021) and is a combined 2-1 with a 7.26 ERA (25 ER/31.0 IP) and 30 strikeouts. In 171 minor league games, spanning six seasons, he is a combined 14-13 with 23 saves in 24 chances and a 2.68 ERA (81 ER/ 272.0 IP). He was drafted by the Orioles in the 11th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Radford University.
McKinstry, 26, returns for his third stint with the club. On the season, he is batting .217 with seven homers and 29 RBI in 59 games for the Dodgers. He played in 20 games for Triple-Oklahoma City, batting .257 with three homers and eight RBI. In six minor league seasons in the Dodgers organization, he has hit a combined .269 (349-for-1296) with 33 homers and 157 RBI across five different levels. He was originally drafted by the Dodgers in the 33rd round of Central Michigan University in the 2016 First Year Player Draft.