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Pedro Baez | Relief Pitcher | #52

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/11/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / LA
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Pedro Baez (thumb) threw a successful bullpen session on Sunday.
It's the first bullpen session for the right-hander since suffering a bruised thumb last month. Expect him to repeat the process in the next few days before being cleared to face live hitters. He's still expected to be ready for the start of the regular season. Mar 19 - 8:07 PM

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Pedro Baez (thumb) will throw a bullpen session on Sunday.

It will be his first pen session since bruising his thumb last month. He'll be cutting it close but if Baez can avoid setbacks, he might be ready for Opening Day. The right-hander logged a respectable 3.04 ERA over 73 outings last season.
Mar 18 - 1:53 PM

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Pedro Baez (thumb) is getting closer to mound work.

Baez has yet to make his debut this spring due to a thumb injury which dates back to when he was hit in the hand by a comebacker last month. Assuming he can get back on the mound soon, he might still have enough time to get ready for Opening Day.
Mar 14 - 1:02 PM

Pedro Baez (thumb) will resume throwing Friday.

Baez had to undergo further testing of his nagging right thumb injury, but apparently nothing serious came up. He should be cleared to return to games before long assuming he doesn't have another setback.
Mar 10 - 6:05 PM

Pedro Baez will undergo further testing on his nagging right thumb injury.

Baez was hit on the thumb by a comebacker nearly two weeks ago and is still feeling discomfort. An initial exam showed no structural damage, but the Dodgers will send him for additional testing to see if they can figure out what's going on. In the meantime, the reliever is shut down.
Mar 5 - 3:17 PM

Pedro Baez (thumb) is scheduled to resume throwing on Thursday.

He'll start out with a light game of catch before getting back atop a mound this weekend. Baez was struck in the thumb by a hard comebacker last week during a round of live batting practice, but X-rays showed no structural damage. The setup man is on track for the opening of the 2017 regular season.
Mar 2 - 1:26 PM

An exam showed no structural damage in the right thumb of Pedro Baez.

Baez was struck in the thumb by a comebacker during a round of live batting practice last week in Arizona. He hasn't resumed throwing yet, but this bruise shouldn't linger too far into March. The right-hander is projected to serve as a setup man this year for the Dodgers.
Feb 27 - 12:01 PM

Pedro Baez missed his scheduled bullpen session on Friday and will be out for a few more days as he's dealing with a bruised right thumb.

Baez sustained the injury when he took a comebacker off of his thumb during a live batting practice session earlier in the week. He has already resumed playing catch at half speed and should be ready for a return to game action by the end of next week.
Feb 26 - 4:11 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Pedro Baez from Double-A Tulsa.

Baez will be available out of the Dodgers' bullpen on Tuesday night against the Diamondbacks after spending a week in the minor leagues. The right-hander holds a decent 3.61 ERA in 62 1/3 innings this season at the major league level.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 07:20:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Pedro Baez to Double-A Tulsa.

Baez will be back when Tulsa's season comes to a close later this week. The right-hander owns a 3.61 ERA in 62 1/3 innings this year out of the Dodgers' bullpen.
Tue, Aug 30, 2016 08:11:00 PM

Pedro Baez (head) said he's available Thursday.

Baez was run through Major League Baseball's concussion protocol on Wednesday after taking an errant throw off the back of his head. He passed, and was displaying no type of symptoms Thursday morning.
Thu, Apr 21, 2016 10:11:00 AM

Pedro Baez was unavailable to pitch in Wednesday's contest with the Braves after he was hit in the head in the bullpen.

Manager Dave Roberts elaborated after Wednesday's game, saying that the misguided pitch came courtesy of Adam Liberatore and plunked Baez in the back of the head. He underwent tests on Wednesday. No word at this juncture as to how long the injury might sideline the reliever.
Wed, Apr 20, 2016 11:26:00 PM

Dodgers activated RHP Pedro Baez from the 15-day disabled list.

Baez missed the last month with a strained pectoral muscle. He'll resume a setup role.
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 02:57:00 PM

Pedro Baez (pectoral) will make a second rehab appearance with Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday.

Baez tossed a scoreless inning Friday in his first appearance. He's missed the last month with a strained pectoral muscle but should be activated by the Dodgers soon.
Sun, Jun 21, 2015 10:14:00 AM

Pedro Baez (pectoral) will either throw another bullpen session this week or be sent out on a rehab assignment.

Baez has missed the last month with a strained pectoral muscle. He should only need a few rehab appearances before being activated.
Tue, Jun 16, 2015 08:44:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
3Bobby Wilson
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Ike Davis
2B1Logan Forsythe
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
2Rob Segedin
LF1Andrew Toles
2Franklin Gutierrez
3Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Trayce Thompson
3Enrique Hernandez
4Tyler Holt
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Kenta Maeda
4Brandon McCarthy
5Alex Wood
6Scott Kazmir
7Julio Urias
8Hyun-Jin Ryu
9Ross Stripling
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Sergio Romo
3Pedro Baez
4Grant Dayton
5Luis Avilan
6Adam Liberatore
7Chris Hatcher
8Josh Ravin
9Josh Fields
10Steve Geltz
11Yimi Garcia
12Brandon Morrow