Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the major league record with 27 players on the DL this season.
Kazmir is out with neck inflammation after pitching a season-low 2 2/3 innings Monday in a 19-8 win over Cincinnati.
Anderson has a blister on his left index finger. He has totaled four innings over two starts and has a 24.75 ERA since returning from back surgery.
Despite the injuries, the Dodgers began a three-game series against San Francisco on Tuesday with a one-game lead in the NL West.
Los Angeles has most missed ace Clayton Kershaw, who has been on the disabled list with a back injury since June 27. He threw a bullpen session Tuesday in his attempt to return before the seasons ends.
The Dodgers used their 94th different lineup Tuesday in their 125th game.