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Pedro Baez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Pedro Baez (pectoral) is pain-free and will begin a throwing program soon.
Baez has been out for over a week with a right pectoral strain, but he's apparently over the ailment. It sounds like he could be ready for activation when eligible or shortly after. May 24 - 2:29 PM

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Dodgers placed RHP Pedro Baez on the 15-day disabled list with a right pectoral strain.

Baez sustained the injury during Wednesday's game. Daniel Coulombe has been recalled from Triple-A to take his place in the Dodgers bullpen.
May 14 - 6:52 PM

Pedro Baez left Wednesday's game with a pectoral injury.

The reliever exited Wednesday's contest with the Marlins after giving up a two-out double to Dee Gordon. A trip to the disabled list could be in his future.
May 13 - 11:35 PM

Pedro Baez left a relief appearance against the Marlins on Wednesday with an undisclosed injury.

Baez got three outs in the game before giving up a double to Dee Gordon, and Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal called for a trainer before Baez faced another batter. Baez eventually left with the trainer. The Dodgers should provide an update soon.
May 13 - 10:47 PM

Pedro Baez got a blown save after allowing the Giants to tie the game in the bottom of the ninth inning in Thursday's loss.

All things considered, the ninth inning could have gone worse. He allowed a leadoff single to Casey McGehee, who then scored on Brandon Crawford's triple. A mere ground out or medium-deep fly ball would have allowed the Giants to walk off winners, but Baez got Gregor Blanco to strike out, Norichika Aoki to hit an infield pop-up, and Joe Panik to line out to end the inning. It was a rare save opportunity for Baez as the Dodgers used five relievers prior to the ninth inning. He shouldn't see very many more going forward barring injuries.
Apr 23 - 7:36 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Pedro Baez from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Baez will replace Hyun-Jin Ryu on the Dodgers roster. With Kevin Correia heading back to the rotation, the veteran right-hander will provide an extra arm out of the bullpen.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 08:59:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Pedro Baez to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Baez gets the boot to clear a roster spot for Kevin Correia, who was acquired from the Twins this past weekend. Baez has made four appearances this year for the Dodgers.
Mon, Aug 11, 2014 03:49:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Pedro Baez from Triple-A Albuquerque.

The 26-year-old right-hander appeared in two games with the Dodgers earlier this season, allowing a pair of runs on two hits. He will be used in low-leverage situations.
Tue, Aug 5, 2014 06:27:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Pedro Baez to Triple-A Albuquerque.

The 26-year-old right-hander appeared in two games during his time with the Dodgers, allowing a pair of runs on two hits, while striking out two. He should get another chance to work in middle relief for the Dodgers in the second half of the season.
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 08:32:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Pedro Baez from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Baez had a brief stint with the Dodgers earlier this season and owns a 3.57 ERA and 35/13 K/BB ratio in 35 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A. The converted third baseman will pitch in middle relief.
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 03:14:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Pedro Baez to Double-A Chattanooga.

The move clears a spot for Clayton Kershaw's return from the disabled list. Baez allowed two runs over one inning in his lone appearance with the big club on Monday.
Tue, May 6, 2014 03:38:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Pedro Baez from Double-A Chattanooga.

Baez will provide depth for the Dodgers' tired bullpen for at least part of this week's three-game series in Washington, D.C. The right-hander was sporting a 2.84 ERA in 12 2/3 innings this year at Double-A.
Mon, May 5, 2014 03:57:00 PM

Dodgers purchased the contract of RHP Pedro Baez from Double-A Chattanooga.

In his first season since making the switch to pitching, Baez compiled a 3.88 ERA 55/23 K/BB ratio in 58 innings over two levels. The Dodgers added the former infielder to their 40-man roster to protect him in December's Rule 5 Draft. The seem to have liked what they saw from the 25-year-old.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 08:08:00 PM

Pedro Baez is making the switch from position player to pitcher.

The Dodgers were hoping Baez would develop into a power threat at third base, but the soon-to-be 25-year-old is converting to a pitcher after compiling an underwhelming .247/.308/.391 batting line over six seasons in the minors. "They put him on the mound in instructional league and that fastball is really strong," said Dodgers pitching coach Rick Honeycutt. "You talk about Kenley when you see the ball come out of his hand. He hasn't been overwhelmed by thinking too much about pitching. He just sees the glove and throws it and that's kind of refreshing." It's safe to say the Dodgers would be pretty pleased if Baez enjoys similar success as Kenley Jansen, a converted catcher.
Tue, Feb 5, 2013 03:30:00 PM

Pedro Baez went 4-for-4 with a homer, a double and a steal for Single-A Inland Empire on Wednesday.

Baez flopped in the Midwest League last year, causing him to be domoted to the Pioneer League for the second half of the season, but the Dodgers still opted to move him up to high-A ball for the beginning of 2009 and he's responded very well, hitting .289/.341/.526 with five homers. He's one of the two quality third base prospects in the system behind Blake DeWitt.
Thu, May 14, 2009 02:53:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2A.J. Ellis
3Austin Barnes
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Howie Kendrick
SS1Jimmy Rollins
3B1Alex Guerrero
2Juan Uribe
3Justin Turner
LF1Carl Crawford
2Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Brett Anderson
5Mike Bolsinger
6Brandon Beachy
7Brandon McCarthy
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Joel Peralta
3Chris Hatcher
4J.P. Howell
5Brandon League
6Paco Rodriguez
7Yimi Garcia
8Sergio Santos
9Adam Liberatore
10Juan Nicasio
11Pedro Baez
12Carlos Frias
13Chris Withrow