Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 8/1/12
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers today designated outfielder Bobby Abreu for assignmentas Shane Victorino was added to the active roster. Abreu was signed by theDodgers as a free agent on May 4 and batted .251 with two home runs and 17 RBIin 70 games with Los Angeles, including a .316 batting average (6-for-19) and a.409 on-base percentage in 22 pinch-hitting appearances. Victorino, who was acquired from Philadelphiayesterday in exchange for Josh Lindblom, Ethan Martin and cash considerations ora player to be named later, was added to the Dodgers active roster and is intodays starting lineup, batting leadoff and playing left field. The31-year-old will wear uniform No. 8 with Dodger Manager Don Mattingly switchingto No. 12.
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