Just as they were getting on a roll following a lackluster stretch, the Los Angeles Dodgers are facing some uncertainty regarding the health of their top hitter.
With Matt Kemp's chances of playing a 400th consecutive game unlikely, the Dodgers look to extend their winning streak to five Monday night against the slumping Arizona Diamondbacks.
Kemp left in the third inning of Sunday's game against visiting Colorado with a nagging strained left hamstring and has an MRI scheduled for Monday.
Kemp, among the NL leaders with a .359 average, 12 homers and 28 RBIs, set a Dodgers record for home runs in April but has not hit one this month in part because of his injury. He's also hitless in his last 17 at-bats.
The outfielder wasn't in the lineup May 6 in Chicago but made a pinch-hit appearance to keep his major league-best consecutive games streak going.
"I think I just need to let it heal for a little bit," Kemp said. "I don't know how much time that's going to take. I'll see how it ...