The Dodgers are placing Clayton Kershaw on the 15-day injured list due to right SI joint inflammation. The team doesn’t anticipate it being a long-term absence. Reliever Garrett Clevinger has been recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move.
The SI joint is in the hip/pelvis area, so Kershaw is fortunately not dealing with any arm concerns. He missed most of the second half of last season due to forearm/elbow issues, so this latest injury would seem to register as a much more minor concern.
Walker Buehler will start tonight vs. the Philadelphia Phillies.
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