DODGERS RECALL RYAN PEPIOT
August 11, 2022
The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled right-handed pitcher Ryan Pepiot and optioned right-handed pitcher Andrew Jackson.
Pepiot, 24, will make the start tonight as he returns for his fourth stint with the club. In three starts for the Dodgers, he is a combined 0-0 with a 3.18 ERA (4 ER/11.1 IP) and 13 strikeouts against 11 walks. With Triple-A Oklahoma City, he is 8-0 with a 2.27 ERA (19 ER/75.1 IP) and 93 strikeouts in 15 games (13 starts). The Indiana native has spent parts of three seasons in the minor leagues with the Dodgers, going 13-9 with a 3.42 ERA (76 ER/200.0 IP) and 251 strikeouts in 54 games (45 starts). He was originally drafted by the Dodgers in the third round (102nd overall) of the 2019 First Year Player Draft out of Butler.
Jackson, 26, did not appear in a game in his second stint with the team. He is 1-6 with a 5.20 ERA (32 ER/55.1 IP) and 59 strikeouts with Triple-A Oklahoma City this season. He made his Major League debut last season with the Dodgers, appearing in three games, allowing three runs in 11.2 innings, and striking out 10. He has been with the Dodgers’ organization since being drafted in the 12th round of the 2017 First Year Player Draft out of the University of Utah and he is a combined 16-18 with a 3.81 ERA (141 ER/333. 1 IP) and 379 strikeouts in 81 minor league games (77 starts).
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