Dodgers World Series Roster: Scott Alexander Replaces Caleb Ferguson
Scott Alexander
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The Los Angeles Dodgers announced their 25-man active roster for the World Series, keeping with the 13 position players and 12 pitchers from both the National League Division Series and NL Championship Series.

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While Julio Urias replaced Scott Alexander for the matchup with the Milwaukee Brewers, Alexander now makes a return for the World Series. He was added to the roster in lieu of rookie Caleb Ferguson.

Alexander appeared in just one game in the NL Division Series, tossing a scoreless inning. His removal for the NLCS was a bit surprising, and one Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said was not health-related.

Now the same can be said for Ferguson, who has thrown three hitless innings and walked just one batter across six postseason appearances.

Clayton Kershaw is starting Game 1 at Fenway Park on Tuesday, followed by Hyun-Jin Ryu in Game 2 on Wednesday. Walker Buehler gets the ball for Game 3 at Dodger Stadium, and though it has not yet been confirmed, it’s presumed Rich Hill will start Game 4 on Saturday.

Complete breakdown of the Dodgers’ World Series roster included below. Players are listed alphabetically in each position group.

Starting pitchers (4): Walker Buehler, Rich Hill, Clayton Kershaw, Hyun-Jin Ryu

Relief pitchers (8): Scott Alexander, Pedro Baez, Dylan Floro, Kenley Jansen, Ryan Madson, Kenta Maeda, Julio Urias, Alex Wood

Catchers (2): Austin Barnes, Yasmani Grandal

Infielders (6): Brian Dozier, David Freese, Kiké Hernandez, Manny Machado, Max Muncy, Justin Turner

Outfielders (5): Cody Bellinger, Matt Kemp, Joc Pederson, Yasiel Puig, Chris Taylor

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