Dodgers' Wilson joins Kershaw on injury list
Two-time Cy Young Award-winning left-hander Clayton Kershaw will be on a "submaximal throwing program" for at least two-three weeks before his back strain will even be re-evaluated.
And right-handed reliever Brian Wilson went on the 15-day disabled list with a nerve impingement in the right elbow that underwent Tommy John surgery in April 2012.
"There is no time line on Brian," said Dodgers manager Don Mattingly after Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Padres in San Diego. "We feel it is something that needs to calm down. We're feeling pretty confident. The MRI he had this morning wasn't good news, but it was better than it could have been."
Mattingly said Wilson felt pain in his elbow Sunday night while getting warm in the bullpen. He came in and gave up three runs, including a homer, to take the loss against the Padres.
"The ligament is good," Mattingly continued. "It is a nerve irritation. We feel like it will be OK."
As for Kershaw, if he can not throw at 100 percent before being re-evaluated, it is unlikely he will see action before May.
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