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Dodgers activate RHP Walker Buehler

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers have activated right-handed pitcher Walker Buehler from the 10-day injured list and have optioned right-handed pitcher Mitch White.

Buehler, 26, returns after missing 12 games with a blister on his right hand. The Kentucky native has made two separate trips to the injured list this season and has posted a 1-0 record with a 3.86 ERA (14 ER/32.2 IP) and 36 strikeouts in seven starts. The 2019 All-Star set career marks last season, going 14-4 with a 3.26 ERA (66 ER/182.1 IP) and 215 strikeouts in 30 starts. In parts of four Major League seasons, he is a combined 24-9 with a 3.19 ERA (128 ER/361.2 IP) and 414 strikeouts in 69 games (60 starts). He was originally selected by the Dodgers in the first round (24th overall) of the 2015 First Year Player Draft out of Vanderbilt University.

White, 25, made one appearance in his third stint with the club, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings on Friday at Colorado. In two games this season, he is 0-0 with 0.00 ERA (0 ER/3.0 IP) and two strikeouts. He made his Major League debut on August 28 at Texas, firing a scoreless frame against the Rangers. The former Santa Clara Bronco has been with the Dodgers four seasons, across five different levels, posting a 14-15 record with a 3.97 ERA (130 ER/294.2 IP) and 311 strikeouts. Last season, he split the season between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City, going a combined 4-6 with a 5.09 ERA (53 ER/93.2 IP) and 105 strikeouts. He was originally selected by the Dodgers in the second round of the 2016 First Year Player Draft out of Santa Clara University.

— Los Angeles Dodgers

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