LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers have optioned left-handed pitcher Adam Kolarek and infielder/outfielder Zach McKinstry. The Dodgers roster is now at 28.
Kolarek, 31, has made four appearances for the Dodgers in 2020, going 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA (0 ER/3.1 IP) and three strikeouts. In parts of four Major League seasons, the Maryland native is 10-3 with a 3.65 ERA (41 ER/101.0 IP) and 71 strikeouts. He was acquired by the Dodgers on July 31, 2019 from Tampa Bay in exchange for outfielder Niko Hulsizer and he is 4-0 with a 0.60 ERA (1 ER/15.0 IP) and 12 strikeouts in 30 games since joining Los Angeles. In eight minor league seasons, he is a combined 29-23 with a 3.17 ERA (176 ER/499.2 IP) and 510 strikeouts in 362 games (three starts).
McKinstry, 25, was recalled for the first time in his career last night after being placed on the 40-man roster on November 20, 2019. The Indiana native split the 2019 season between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City, playing six different positions and hitting .300 (129-for-430) with 24 doubles, 19 homers and 78 RBI. He finished the season with Oklahoma City and hit .382 (34-for-89) with seven homers and 26 RBI in 26 games. In his five minor league seasons in the Dodgers organization, he has hit a combined .270 (331-for-1226) with 30 homers and 149 RBI across five different levels. He was originally drafted by the Dodgers in the 33rd round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Central Michigan University.
— Los Angeles Dodgers Communications