7:51 PM EDT, Sat March 28, 2015

Erik Bedard out 4-6 weeks

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Erik Bedard's comeback attempt will have to wait. The veteran left-hander, competing as a non-roster invitee to make the Los Angeles Dodgers' roster as a long reliever, will be out four-to-six weeks with a strained muscle in his back, Bedard told reporters. He underwent an MRI exam Monday morning. The injury, a strained Teres major muscle, is the same injury that kept Clayton Kershaw out five weeks last season. Bedard was 4-6 with a 4.
Orange County Register Mar 22, 2015
Bedard has lat strain but Dodgers not shopping for starter

Bedard has lat strain but Dodgers not shopping for starter

GLENDALE, Ariz – Left-hander Erik Bedard suffered a strained latissimus muscle during his start Friday and was scheduled to undergo an MRI Sunday to determine the extent of the injury. Bedard left the game at the Alamodome after just one inning....

Erik Bedard scheduled for MRI

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Left-hander Erik Bedard, bidding to make a comeback after being out of baseball since last August, is scheduled to receive an MRI on what appears to be a strained muscle in his side. Bedard prematurely exited Friday night's start in San Antonio. "A lat strain is never really very good, but as far as the severity, we'll find out tomorrow," manager Don Mattingly said. Other pitching news: -- Hyun-Jin Ryu, who received an anti-inflammatory shot in his left shoulder Wednesday, was feeling "100 percent," according to Mattingly, and is scheduled to test the injury by playing...

Erik Bedard ticketed for Triple-A

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Los Angeles Dodgers needed to reinforce their pitching depth with guys they can stash at Triple-A Oklahoma City. Erik Bedard is trying to kick-start a once-promising career. Both sides have gone into this relationship with open eyes. Bedard said he is aware that, if the Dodgers’ other starting pitchers stay healthy, he will open the season in the minor leagues, where he hasn’t pitched regularly since 2003. “I know where I stand.

Dodgers set spring rotation

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Los Angeles Dodgers open their Cactus League schedule Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch. Erik Bedard, who is trying to revive his career in camp on a minor-league deal, will be the starting pitcher. Clayton Kershaw will start Thursday, also against the White Sox. Bedard, 36, hasn’t made as many as 30 starts in a season since 2006. The lefty pitched for the Tampa Bay Rays last year, but the Rays released him after a series of bad starts in August.

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