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Dodgers recall Scott Van Slyke

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled infielder/outfielder Scott Van Slyke from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed left-handed reliever Grant Dayton on the 10-day disabled list with neck stiffness.

Van Slyke, 30, returns to the big league club for his second stint, after hitting .233 (31-for-133) with 24 runs, eight doubles, three home runs and nine RBI along with a .346 on-base percentage in 40 games with Triple-A OKC this season. In 28 games with Los Angeles this year, he has gone 5-for-41 (.122) with six runs, one double, two home runs and three RBI.

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled infielder/outfielder Scott Van Slyke from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed left-handed reliever Grant Dayton on the 10-day disabled list with neck stiffness.

Van Slyke, 30, returns to the big league club for his second stint, after hitting .233 (31-for-133) with 24 runs, eight doubles, three home runs and nine RBI along with a .346 on-base percentage in 40 games with Triple-A OKC this season. In 28 games with Los Angeles this year, he has gone 5-for-41 (.122) with six runs, one double, two home runs and three RBI.

Dayton, 29, has gone 1-1 with a 3.63 ERA (9 ER/22.1 IP) in 27 relief appearances with the Dodgers this season, while holding the opposition to a .171 batting average (13-for-76) and posting a 1.12 WHIP. 

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