LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers added right-handed pitcher Tyson Miller to the active roster and optioned right-handed pitcher Gavin Stone.
Miller, 27, was claimed yesterday from the New York Mets. He returns for his second stint with the Dodgers after making one appearance for Los Angeles this season, allowing two runs in 2.0 innings on July 26. He has pitched for the Brewers, Dodgers and Mets this season and he is a combined 5.40 ERA (8 ER/13.1 IP) and eight strikeouts. He has been in the Majors parts of three seasons with Chicago (2020), Texas (2022), Milwaukee (2023), Los Angeles (2023) and New York (2023), posting a 2-2 mark with a 7.45 ERA (24 ER/29.0 IP) and 16 strikeouts against 17 walks. In his minor league career, he has appeared in 156 games (100 starts), recording a 4.06 ERA (268 ER/594.2 IP) and 578 strikeouts against 200 walks. He was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the fourth round of the 2016 First Year Player Draft out of California Baptist University.
Stone, 24, pitched 6.0 innings, allowing four runs on five hits and earned his first Major League win yesterday against the Red Sox. On the campaign, he is 1-0 with a 10.50 ERA (21 ER/18.0 IP) and 10 strikeouts in five games (four starts). With Triple-A Oklahoma City, he was 6-4 with a 5.04 ERA (53 ER/94.2 IP) and 113 strikeouts in 20 games (19 starts). Last season, he was named the 2022 Dodgers Branch Rickey Pitcher of the Year after going a combined 9-6 with a 1.48 ERA (20 ER/121.2 IP) and 168 strikeouts between High-A Great Lakes, Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Arkansas native has been in the Dodger system since being drafted in the 5th round of the 2020 First Year Player Draft out of the University of Central Arkansas and he is a combined 17-12 with a 3.25 ERA (111 ER/307.1 IP) and 419 strikeouts.