Rich Hill to make his Dodgers debut Wednesday


Rich Hill has yet to start for the Dodgers since being traded to Los Angeles at the deadline due to a blister. That will change Wednesday when he makes his Dodgers debut against the Giants.

Hill has pitched wonderfully when healthy this year, providing a stellar 2.25 ERA over 14 starts. Now he’ll step up and Ross Stripling will step down. That is, if the Dodgers don’t suffer any more rotation injuries. Which they may given that Scott Kazmir is dealing with back and neck issues.

But hey, they’ve somehow managed to come this far despite everyone short of your mom starting for them this season. What’s another pitching injury or three?

Phillies’ Alec Bohm has MRI, sits out again with tight hamstring

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NEW YORK — Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Alec Bohm is out of the starting lineup for the second time in three games because of left hamstring tightness.

Bohm had an MRI and the Phillies were awaiting the results. Philadelphia manager Rob Thomson said it was too soon to tell if Bohm might land on the injured list.

Bohm sat out the loss in Atlanta because of the same issue then Philadelphia was off.

Edmundo Sosa was set to start at third against the New York Mets, batting ninth.

Thomson said Bohm felt discomfort after fielding a slow roller. He played the entire game and went 0 for 3 in a 2-0 loss to the Mets.

Bohm is batting .265 with six homers and a team-high 37 RBIs this season. He has a .724 OPS.