Dodgers place Cody Bellinger on IL

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielder Luke Raley and placed infielder/outfielder Cody Bellinger on the injured list with a left rib fracture, retroactive to 9/18.

 

Raley, 27, returns for his sixth stint with the Dodgers and has appeared in 30 games this season for the Boys in Blue. He is batting .169 on the season with one homer and two RBI. He has spent the majority of the season with Triple-A Oklahoma City and he batted .295 (75-for-254) with 14 doubles, two triples, 18 homers and 66 RBI in 67 games. He has spent parts of five seasons in the minor leagues and he is a .289 hitter with 64 homers and 244 RBI in 414 games. He was acquired by the Dodgers on February 10, 2020 along with right-hander Brusdar Graterol from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for right-hander Kenta Maeda and minor league catcher Jair Camargo.

 

Bellinger, 26, returns to the injured list for the third time this season and has played in 89 games this year and is batting .159 with nine doubles, nine homers and 34 RBI. The 2019 National League MVP has been with the Dodgers five seasons, batting a combined .257 with 107 doubles, 132 homers and 352 RBI. The 2017 National League Rookie of the Year was originally drafted by the Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft out of Hamilton High School.