|Bats / Throws||Left / Left|
|Date of Birth||5/15/1996|
|Height, Weight||6'0", 205 lbs|
|Drafted||2014 - Rd 2|
Verdugo (oblique) still isn't taking part in baseball activities, and he's "very unlikely" to be ready for the first round of the postseason, Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
Verdugo continues to struggle to make progress after suffering a back injury while rehabbing from an oblique strain. At this point, it doesn't appear that he'll be ready to return until early-to-mid-October. The Dodgers should have another update on his timetable once he's cleared to resume baseball activities.
Verdugo (back/oblique) has been shut down for a few days, Jorge Castillo of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Verdugo hurt his back while rehabbing an oblique injury last week. His return timetable likely won't become clear until he starts progressing again. The Dodgers recalled Edwin Rios as an extra bat off the bench Tuesday due to Verdugo's lack of progress.
Manager Dave Roberts said Verdugo (back/oblique) is rehabbing at the Dodgers' spring training facility in Arizona but his progress is "stagnant right now," Ken Gurnick of MLB.com reports.
The young outfielder was pulled from his rehab assignment with rookie-level Ogden on Wednesday after feeling some back tightness. Verdugo was expected to rejoin the Dodgers during the upcoming week, but he now has no clear timeline for his return.
Verdugo (oblique) stopped his rehab assignment after feeling back tightness Wednesday, Pedro Moura of The Athletic reports.
Verdugo played two games with rookie-level Ogden before having the back issue crop up. The 23-year-old was expected to return from the right oblique strain next week, but he now might head to the team's spring-training facility in Arizona. Verdugo has no official timetable for his return, but the Dodgers still believe he can rejoin the team prior to the playoffs.
Verdugo (oblique) is expected to rejoin the Dodgers ahead of next week's three-game series against the Orioles, which begins Tuesday, Alanna Rizzo of Spectrum SportsNet LA reports.
Verdugo began a rehab assignment with rookie-level Ogden on Monday and will spend about a week getting back up to speed after missing a month due to the right oblique strain. The 23-year-old had a .294/.342/.475 slash line with 12 homers in 106 games prior to the injury.