May 28, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Scott Alexander (75) reacts after giving up a grand slam home run to New York Mets right fielder Michael Conforto (30) during the seventh inning at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Dodgers News: Scott Alexander Not Progressing Well from Injury

Scott Alexander (forearm) is reportedly not progressing well on his way back from injury.

According to a column by Ken Gurnick of, Alexander remains in extended spring training at Camelback Ranch and has tossed numerous bullpen sessions there with an expectation that he returns in late-July.

Alexander has been out with a forearm injury since June 11.

When asked about the possible return of Alexander in the coming days, manager Dave Roberts had this to say about the return timetable for him:

“Still not healthy. It’s dragging on longer than we thought. There’s no new diagnosis, it’s just taking longer than we expected.”

The bullpen currently carries two lefties in Julio Urías and Zac Rosscup, with Caleb Ferguson in the minor leagues and performing well.

The trade deadline is approaching and the Dodgers will most likely make a move to acquire a pen lefty, but the situation right now is not great.

Alexander held a 5.44 DRA before the injury and held a 5.33 DRA last year in his first season with the Dodgers.

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Written by Daniel Preciado


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