GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Left-hander Erik Bedard, bidding to make a comeback after being out of baseball since last August, is scheduled to receive an MRI on what appears to be a strained muscle in his side. Bedard prematurely exited Friday night's start in San Antonio.
"A lat strain is never really very good, but as far as the severity, we'll find out tomorrow," manager Don Mattingly said.
Other pitching news:
-- Hyun-Jin Ryu, who received an anti-inflammatory shot in his left shoulder Wednesday, was feeling "100 percent," according to Mattingly, and is scheduled to test the injury by playing catch today. Mattingly said there are no plans to get Ryu in a game anytime soon, so his availability for the start of the season remains up in the air.
-- Clayton Kershaw will get an extra day of rest and make his next spring start Thursday. Mattingly said Kershaw "wasn't feeling great," after getting dental work done until late Friday night, but won't have his spring routine interrupted.
-- Chad Gaudin, who left Saturday's start early with discomfort in the biceps area of his right arm, "felt totally normal," on Sunday morning, according to Mattingly, and will play catch today. As of now, Gaudin is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Monday.
-- Brandon McCarthy will make his next start in a minor-league game on Monday. That allows McCarthy to avoid facing the Arizona Diamondbacks, a team he could face in early April. Chris Anderson, one of the Dodgers' top pitching prospects, will pitch in McCarthy's place against Arizona.