Zack Dodson has been activated and will start for Bradenton today.
The Bradenton Marauders have activated left-handed pitcher Zack Dodson, and will have him starting today's game against Dunedin. Dodson finished his 50-game suspension earlier this week, but wasn't able to start until the weekend due to a start in extended Spring Training earlier in the week. To make room for Dodson on the active roster, Bradenton sent Junior Sosa down to West Virginia. The Power had an open roster spot after placing Barrett Barnes on the DL earlier this week.
In this week's podcast I talked about Dodson's return, his upside, and what he needs to do in Bradenton....
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