Originally written on RotoStars.com  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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Andre Ethier will rejoin the Dodgers today after spending two weeks on the DL with a strained left oblique muscle. The two-time All-Star right fielder completed his rehab stint with an 0-2 outing at Single A Rancho Cucamonga.

Ethier told reporters after the game: ”I felt good. I went up there and actually got some opportunities to see some pitches off a righty tonight. As each at-bat went along, I felt a little more comfortable. I didn’t swing at any bad pitches for the most part, took a walk and got the rhythm back.”

The scuffling Dodgers welcome back Ethier and fellow injured star Matt Kemp, hoping that their return to the line up will give Los Angeles a much needed shot in the arm offensively. The Dodgers finished the first half with a half game lead over the Giants, however, they blew a seven game lead with Ethier and Kemp on the DL.

 

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