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Dodgers send pitcher Buehler back to minors


LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have sent prized pitching prospect Walker Buehler back to the minors.

The 23-year-old right-hander was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Saturday, hours after allowing two runs on a pair of solo homers and six hits in a no-decision against the Angels. He struck out five and walked one in five innings of his 10th start.

Manager Dave Roberts said Buehler would likely throw a simulated game next week in Oklahoma City.

Buehler is 4-2 with a 3.45 ERA with the Dodgers this season. He's limited the opposition to a .228 average while striking out 59 and walking...

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