Atlanta Braves, Dylan Dodd. (Photo by Sam Navarro/Getty Images)
Braves Rumors: Dylan Dodd getting his past shot?
The bullpen games were intelligibly not a viable action for nan Atlanta Braves moving guardant aft nan 2 astir caller iterations ended up successful losses for nan club. It was thing that head Brian Snitker intelligibly wanted to effort and move connected from, having said that it was a reliable occupation because fundamentally everything had to spell perfectly for it to activity out.
So nan consequence to that was made clear connected Wednesday nighttime erstwhile it was announced that rookie southpaw Dylan Dodd would beryllium called up from Triple-A Gwinnett to make a commencement connected Thursday nighttime astatine Truist Park against nan rival Phillies.
Dylan Dodd will commencement Thursday vs Phillies
— David O'Brien (@DOBrienATL) May 25, 2023
Dodd had been wholly inconsistent pinch nan Stripers since being optioned backmost down to nan minors, which mostly mirrors his sporadic awesome convention outings this season. In 3 starts, nan 24-year-old has lasted 15.1 innings but pinch a 6.46 ERA and 1.83 WHIP pinch a operation of 1 awesome outing, 1 atrocious start, and a good showing successful his past commencement connected May 4 successful Miami.
It’s intelligibly a chance against Philadelphia for Dodd to show that he’s earned that presently vacant 5th spot successful nan rotation. However, it mightiness beryllium his past chance fixed different goings-on successful nan organization.
Braves insider Mark Bowman reported that Michael Soroka, coming disconnected of a mates of awesome Triple-A starts is “now successful play if needed” by Atlanta. Obviously, they’d still for illustration to hold arsenic nan erstwhile All-Star useful his measurement backmost from his multitude of injuries. But successful narration to Dodd, if nan lefty struggles against nan Phillies, past possibly that will property nan rumor pinch Soroka and springiness him his first MLB commencement successful much than 2 years.