PHILADELPHIA — Los Angeles Dodgers star outfielder Mookie Betts was a late scratch from the lineup Tuesday evening towards Philadelphia with a sore proper hip that might ship him to the injured record.
Billy McKinney will bat eighth and play proper subject within the opener of a three-game collection.
Betts left Friday’s recreation within the sixth on account of proper hip discomfort. He performed Saturday after which sat out Sunday.
Supervisor Dave Roberts mentioned earlier than Tuesday’s recreation an IL stint “could be very possible” for Betts.
Betts is batting .277 with 17 house runs and 44 RBIs in 87 video games for the defending World Collection champions.
Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner additionally is predicted to overlook the Phillies’ collection with left groin ache.
“I do not see him coming again any before Friday in New York,” Roberts mentioned.
The Related Press contributed to this report.