Dodgers recall Luke Raley

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielder Luke Raley and optioned left-handed pitcher Darien Núñez.

 

Raley, 26, returns for his fifth stint with the team and has appeared in 27 games for the Dodgers, batting .180 with one double, one homer and two RBI. He made his Major League debut on April 9 against Washington and recorded his first MLB hit on April 14 against Colorado. He was originally acquired by the Dodgers from the Minnesota Twins on February 10, 2020 along with Brusdar Graterol in exchange for Kenta Maeda and minor league Jair Camargo. He was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the seventh round of the 2016 First Year Player Draft.

 

Núñez, 28, appeared in last night’s contest, allowing one run on two hits in 1.1 innings. He has appeared in five games for the Dodgers this year, allowing five earned runs in 7.1 innings. In 61 minor league contests, he is 8-2 with a 2.37 ERA (26 ER/98.2 IP) and 154 strikeouts. He was originally signed by the Dodgers as a minor league free agent on April 16, 2018.