Dodgers add LHP Wood to roster ahead of NLCS

12:50 PM ET

Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Los Angeles Dodgers have added left-hander Alex Wood as an extra pitcher for the National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves, while also bringing back infielder Edwin Rios after he missed the last round with a groin injury.

Atlanta went with the same 28-player roster it had for its NL Division Series, with 15 pitchers and 13 position players.

Wood missed a month of the shortened season because of a shoulder injury in his first start, though he returned in September, when seven of his eight appearances were in relief.

Los Angeles is going with 15 pitchers, after having 14 on its roster in the three-game NL Division Series sweep of San Diego and 13 in the wild-card round against Milwaukee.

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Terrance Gore was left off the NLCS roster after the speedy outfielder didn’t appear in either series. Rios replaced Gavin Lux, who had only one at-bat against the Padres.

The Braves’ roster has only eight players who were part of the best-of-five NL Division Series two years ago when Atlanta lost in four games to the Dodgers. The current players who were on

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