LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed right-handed pitchers Jake Jewell and Ryan Meisinger from Chicago.
Jewell, 28, has appeared in 10 games for the Cubs this season, posing an 0-2 record with a 9.90 ERA (11 ER/10.0 IP) and 10 strikeouts. The right-hander has spent parts of three seasons in the Major Leagues with Los Angeles-AL (2018-2019) and Chicago (2021), going a combined 0-3 with a 7.75 ERA (33 ER/38.1 IP) and 34 strikeouts. In 23 games with Triple-A Iowa, he went 2-1 with four saves and 2.78 ERA with 35 strikeouts. He was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the fifth round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M.
Meisinger, 27, is 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 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 15th round of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Radford University.