Dodgers place J.D. Martinez on IL, call up prospect Michael Busch

Dodgers place J.D. Martinez on IL, call up prospect Michael Busch

The saga was equal parts perplexing, yet predictable. Each recurrence followed a similar timeline. Dodgers designated hitter J.D. Martinez would go through his pregame routine, which only got more extensive each time, only to feel a sudden cramping sensation in his left groin/adductor area after taking some swings. Within a couple of hours, he’d feel like he couldn’t walk. By the games’ end, he felt largely fine.
It sparked a series of late scratches from the lineup and has limited Martinez to just 11 of 26 games since the injury first cropped up on July 23. Now, he’ll spend more time…


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