Dodgers minor league pitcher Nathan Eovaldi was pulled from his start in Double-A Chattanooga on Thursday night after just one inning, leading to speculation of a possible roster move.
Eovaldi was pulled for non-injury reasons and was fully healthy. He is essentially the sixth starter on the Dodgers' rotation depth chart.
Dodgers starting pitcher Chad Billingsley, who is off to a fantastic start this season at 2-0 with a 1.33 ERA and 17 strikeouts against just one walk, felt soreness in his groin after his last start in Milwaukee.
But Billingsley was able to throw a bullpen session Friday in Houston without any pain and will be able to make his next start Sunday against the Astros.
Through Friday, Dodgers starting pitchers have four consecutive quality starts and seven quality starts in their last 10 games.
CF Matt Kemp hit his major league leading eighth home run on Friday in Houston, tying Wally Moon (1961) for the most ever by a Dodger through 14 team games. The last m...