Elbert Scratched From Albuquerque Start

Left-hander Scott Elbert, scheduled to start for Albuquerque Wednesday night, was scratched. Indications are that he will be recalled on Thursda, after spending the required 10 days in the Minor Leagues following his optioning on July 20. — Ken Gurnick


  1. sports24

    He cant be recalled unless he is replacing a injured player or spends 10 days in the minors. My guess is trade. AOL’s Ed Price says no Sherrill, so Halladay

  2. rx.xc.ka@gmail.com

    According to the LA Times, “Left-hander Scott Elbert was a last-minute scratch from his scheduled start for triple-A Albuquerque. He wasn’t pulled for trade purposes, said Colletti, who wouldn’t elaborate further. If Elbert is called up to the majors today, it probably would be to take the place of struggling rookie left-hander Brent Leach. . . .”

  3. dodgrdog88

    elbert was sent down on the 22nd. tomorrow is only 8 days. so unless he’s replacing an injured player (leach?), he can’t be recalled.

  4. sam428

    07/20/09 Los Angeles Dodgers transferred LHP Eric Milton from the 15-Day disabled list to the 60-Day disabled list.
    07/20/09 Los Angeles Dodgers activated RHP Jason Schmidt from the 60-Day disabled list.
    07/20/09 Los Angeles Dodgers optioned LHP Scott Elbert to Albuquerque Isotopes

  5. swraight

    The Blue Jays have already told the Dodgers that they can get Halladay without touching their 25-man roster — meaning Billz and Kershaw stay put. Of course all it will take is 5-6 prospects.

    I’m usually not high on dealing away a plethora of prospects, but I’ll make an acception for Halladay, who gives us a shot at a title for the next two seasons.

    Blue Jays get: DeJesus, J.Bell, Elbert, Lindblom, Lambo and DeWitt.

    Dodgers get: Halladay

    Yes, our farm system takes a big hit, but we still have some good prospects left in E.Martin, D.Gordon, Withrow, Paul.

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