By Jon Weisman
In the wake of Monday’s 14-inning game, the Dodgers added Joe Wieland to a September 1 recall list that already included Mike Bolsinger and Ian Thomas. Joel Peralta was also officially activated from the disabled list.
Wieland has a 4.59 ERA and 1.41 WHIP in Triple-A this season, but improved to 3.38 and 1.09 in August. With the Dodger bullpen throwing nine innings Monday and 17 1/3 innings since Saturday, Wieland provides another backup arm. Los Angeles has 16 pitchers on its active roster at present.
There are increasing indications that Mike Bolsinger will make a spot start for the Dodgers in their upcoming four-game series at San Diego, though nothing definitive has been stated.
In addition, to make room for Justin Ruggiano on the 40-man roster, the Dodgers recalled Josh Ravin (hernia) and placed him on the 60-day disabled list. Ravin has not pitched in a game since July 25.