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Juan Uribe headed back to the disabled list with a strained hamstring

Aug 16, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, according to manager Don Mattingly as MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports. Uribe left in the seventh inning of Friday night’s game against the Brewers after suffering the injury.

Uribe missed more than a month with a strained right hamstring between May 21 and June 26. When he has been in the lineup, Uribe has been productive as he has a .293/.320/.411 slash line with six home runs and 35 RBI in 319 plate appearances.

Justin Turner is in tonight’s starting lineup at third base and figures to get the lion’s share of the playing time at the hot corner while Uribe is on the mend. The Dodgers have recalled Carlos Triunfel from Triple-A Albuquerque to take Uribe’s spot on the roster.

  1. 4d3fect - Aug 16, 2014 at 9:03 PM

    Deep-cover Giants double agent playing the long game

    • sportsfan18 - Aug 16, 2014 at 9:24 PM

      He high fived Hanley Ramierz and it was all over for him…

  2. drewy44 - Aug 16, 2014 at 11:04 PM

    If they only had a decent hitting 28 million dollar Cuban shortstop in the farm system….

    Move Hanley to third, bring up Guerrero to play SS and keep Gordon at 3B. Turner and Rojas off the bench.

  3. gattaga72 - Aug 17, 2014 at 12:17 PM

    Does anyone know why they refuse to bring up Guerrero . He is hitting over 300 and has over 12 home runs .. What gives? Are they punishing him got the scuffle whee he was the victim of mayhem! Anyone anyone?

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