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MLB Injury News:
The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Scott Van Slyke on the 15-day disabled list with bursitis in the left shoulder.
As reported by Austin Laymance of MLB.com,
"Van Slyke had been playing through worsening discomfort that originated
from an attempted diving catch of a double hit by the Cardinals' Yadier
Molina on May 25. At the time, Van Slyke described the injury as similar
Van Slyke missed only one start since the injury, but hasn't had a hit in his last 11 at bats. Manager Don Mattingly noticed stiffness in Van Slyke while he was batting during the game on Sunday. The injury is the team's 20th disabled list injury for the season.
In 2012, Van Slyke hit .167 with two home runs in 54 at bats. So far this season, he has six home runs, and a .221 batting average in 24 games.
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