LA Dodgers recall RHP Edwin Uceta

Edwin Uceta

7/4/2021

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled right-handed pitcher Edwin Uceta and optioned right-handed pitcher Brusdar Graterol to Triple-A Oklahoma City. 

Uceta, 23, returns for his fifth stint with the Dodgers and has appeared in eight games for the Dodgers this season, tossing 14.1 innings, allowing 10 earned runs on 114 hits with 16 strikeouts. In four games with Triple-A Oklahoma City this season, he is 0-2 with a 4.97 ERA (7 ER/12.2 IP) and 16 strikeouts. The Dominican Republic native has been with the Dodgers organization since signing as international free agent on July 2, 2016. In parts of six minor league seasons, he has posted a 20-14 record with a 3.77 ERA (144 ER/343.2 IP) and 378 strikeouts.

Graterol, 22, appeared in two games since being recalled on Saturday afternoon, allowing one unearned run in 2.2 innings with two strikeouts. In total, he has appeared in five games for the Dodgers this season, allowing three runs in 4.0 innings with three strikeouts. The Venezuelan native has spent parts of the three Major League seasons, going 3-3 with a 3.89 ERA (16 ER/37.0 IP) and 26 strikeouts. He was originally acquired by the Dodgers from the Minnesota Twins on February 10, 2020 along with Luke Raley in exchange for Kenta Maeda and minor league Jair Camargo.

COURTESY LA Dodgers & MLBpressbox.com

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