April 17, 2021

Dodgers News: Walker Buehler Tests Blister in Simulated Game, Roberts Optimistic (Dodgers Nation)



For Dodgers ace Walker Buehler, the 2020 season is starting to learn toward a wasted campaign. Once again he was slow-played heading into the season and struggled out of the gate. Now a nagging blister is bugging the 25-year-old flamethrower.

Despite being on the injured list, Walker is still getting his work on according to Dave Roberts. Doc provided the update on Wednesday morning. 

Walker threw a couple days ago and it went really well. He threw 6 innings, 80 pitches with the finger covered and it went really well.

Moreover, Buehler is LA’s expected game 1 or game 2 starter in an ideal postseason series, but with only 10 games left after today, it may be tough to rely on him in an early playoff series.


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Notably, thanks to the pandemic protocols, Buehler isn’t travelling with the team on this road trip. Still, Roberts says that he will continue to get his work in.

I think he’ll throw again at the secondary site when we’re on the road … I think that he’ll do one more…

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