Tony Gonsolin goes on Dodgers’ IL with inflamed shoulder; Dennis Santana recalled

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin throws to the plate during the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Tony Gonsolin throws to the plate during the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Right-hander Tony Gonsolin was put on the 10-day injured list Sunday by the Los Angeles Dodgers with right shoulder inflammation, a move retroactive to Thursday.

Righty Dennis Santana was recalled from the alternate training site at Glendale, Arizona, to fill the roster spot.

Gonsolin, 26, made the opening-day roster for the first time but has not pitched this season. He was 2-2 with a 2.31 ERA and 46 strikeouts in eight starts last year for the World Series champions.

“That shoulder inflammation, it’s something that’s been kind of lingering for the last few days,” manager Dave Roberts said. “He went out there and played catch today, didn’t feel great so I think it’s more being cautious with Tony being a big part of our club.”

Santana, 24, is 2-2 with a 6.66 ERA and 28 strikeouts in parts of four seasons with Los Angeles. He made his major league debut at Coors Field on June 1, 2018.

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