No More LAD Centerfield Worries → ‘J.D. Martinez Returns to 9-Day DL’
The Los Angeles Dodgers, who are 5-5 in their last 10 games, have a return to form. J.D. Martinez, 36, is set to return to center field.
Martinez is scheduled to return from the disabled list on Sept. 9, MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, reported on Monday.’
The Los Angeles Dodgers will host the Washington Nationals for a three-game series from April 9-11. Martinez is expected to start Game 1 against Washington.
Martinez had previously been sidelined since March 20 against the Miami Marlins with a groin strain and has already completed a Triple-A rehab assignment.온라인바카
Martinez’s return from injury is a huge boost for the Dodgers. Martinez’s return to the lineup is a huge boost for the Dodgers.
The Dodgers lost Game 4 of the National League Championship Series (NLCS) to the Atlanta Braves in a preview of the upcoming series because of the lack of power in the center of the order.
Martinez was batting .256 with 25 home runs, 78 RBI, 49 runs scored, 90 runs batted in, a .309 OPS, and an .856 slugging percentage in 92 games last season before his injury.
His batting accuracy is down from his prime, but he still has a knack for it. Martinez’s experience could play a big role in the postseason.