Dodgers add LHP Urias to bullpen mix for NLCS
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Urias, formerly the organization’s top starting-pitching prospect, made three scoreless relief appearances as a September call-up in his return from shoulder surgery, a procedure that kept the left-hander out for more than a year.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said lefty reliever Scott Alexander, whom Urias replaced on the roster, is “healthy,” adding that Urias was chosen because “we like his pitch mix, the weapons that he has to attack the lefties and the righties in their lineup.”
Roberts said Urias can be available to pitch more than one inning and that he is comfortable using him in back-to-back games, even though Urias hasn’t done that all season.