David Price, the one in charge of replacing Joe Kelly in the Dodgers

JLos Angeles Dodgers player Kelly won’t be able to continue in the Championship Series after not even finishing the first inning in Game 5 against the Atlanta Braves with a right bicep injury. In his place will be David Price to replace him in the attempt to overcome a series that looks complicated.

The Los Angeles team achieved victory at Dodger Stadium to place the series 2-3 and extend the agony at least until the sixth game that will be played on the afternoon of this Saturday, October 23 in Atlanta territory.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts commented at a press conference on Friday, October 22, that the left-hander will take over as reliever. And to make matters more difficult, he also announced that there are doubts about Justin Bruihl appearing in the remaining games of the series because he suffered from pain while warming up in the bullpen in last night’s game.

Price, a veteran of the Major Leagues, has 39 meetings with the Los Angeles jersey throughout the regular season with numbers of 4.03 ERA. Do not forget that his role was primarily as a reliever, although in 11 games he appeared as a starter.

The 39-year-old has not seen postseason activity since the 2018 World Series and his name was on the National League Division Series roster against the San Francisco Giants although he was not called up by Roberts. Price spent a couple of years on the irregularity, but from April to mid-July, the baseball player did a good job with a 2.0 ERA in 22 games, so he’ll have to get back on track if the Dodgers are to stay alive in one of MLB’s historic comebacks.

Bruihl, meanwhile, did not play in Game 5, so the Angelenos will need to bring in a replacement pitcher for crucial games in Atlanta.

Kelly then retires from the entire season, because the regulations determine that those eliminated from a playoff call due to injury, will not be able to go to the next series, in this case it would be the Fall Classic in case the Dodgers manage to avoid the comeback .

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