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Dodgers place Juan Uribe on the disabled list

May 21, 2014, 5:37 PM EDT

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Juan Uribe left last night’s game with a strained hamstring and the Dodgers have placed the third baseman on the disabled list. To replace him on the roster they called up Erisbel Arruebarrena, a Triple-A shortstop who was signed out of Cuba for $25 million this offseason.

Arruebarrena is a defensive specialist who’s only played shortstop in the minors, so it’ll be interesting to see how the Dodgers choose to replace Uribe. They could shift Hanley Ramirez to third base and use Arruebarrena at shortstop, but for today at least Ramirez remains at shortstop and Arruebarrena is on the bench.

Uribe was hitting .303 with four homers and a .785 OPS in 40 games, more or less matching his production from last season. Arruebarrena, meanwhile, hit just .208 with one homer and a .555 OPS in 25 games at Triple-A.

  1. dondada10 - May 21, 2014 at 6:43 PM

    They called up Arruebarrena?

    Don’t let Guerrero hear about this.

    • 4d3fect - May 21, 2014 at 10:45 PM

      How is he going to hear about it?

  2. mikhelb - May 21, 2014 at 10:05 PM

    Guerrero could play if he uses spandex to keep his ear on. I wonder how Alex wilm take it when Adrián does his Mickey Mouse impersonation like he did in last years playoffs.

  3. kkkershaw22 - May 21, 2014 at 11:57 PM

    Mo money Mo problems

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