Dodgers recall Gavin Lux

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled infielder Gavin Lux and optioned right-handed pitcher Andre Jackson.

 

Lux, 23, joins the team for his second stint with the club after playing in 85 games and hitting .221 with six homers and 37 RBI with the Dodgers. He played in 17 games with Triple-A Oklahoma City, batting .279 (19-for-68) with four doubles, one homer and 10 RBI. He has spent parts of three Major League seasons with the Dodgers, batting a combined .217 with 11 homers and 54 RBI. The 2019 Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year had a banner campaign in his last full minor league season, hitting .347 with 26 homers and 76 RBI in 113 games split between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City. He was originally drafted in the 2016 First Year Player Draft out Indian Trail High School with the 20th overall pick in the draft.

 

Jackson, 25, was recalled yesterday but did not appear in the game. He is 0-1 with a 1.04 ERA (1 ER/8.2 IP) and seven strikeouts in two big league games this season for the Dodgers. The former 12th round pick of the 2017 First Year Player Draft out of the University of Utah has split the season between Low-A Rancho Cucamonga, Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City and is a combined 5-3 with a 3.42 ERA (31 ER/81.2 IP) and 88 strikeouts.