The Albuquerque Isotopes are about to get a lot stronger, and it's not necessarily a bad thing for the Dodgers.
Obviously getting the potential league MVP back is always a plus, but it also allows the Dodgers to give the young-ins the appropriate playing time -- in Triple-A.Matt Kemp and Juan Rivera at set to make rehab appearances there Sunday and Monday, it means a flurry of roster moves are set to take place.
Kemp can come off the disabled list on May 29; Rivera can be activated at any time. Jerry Hairston is playing his last rehab game there tonight and will likely take the place of Justin Sellers, who's leg will probably cause him to take his obligatory turn on the 15-day DL. At this rate, it seems as if every Dodger position player will spend some time on the DL this season.Have fun in New Mexico, Scott.
With Kemp and Rivera coming back, the two most likely candidates to pack their bags are Scott Van Slyke and Jerry Sands.
Van Slyke, despite Sunday night's heroics, ...