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Kemp, Van Slyke test out injuries at Albuquerque

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SAN DIEGO -- Dodgers outfielders Matt Kemp and Scott Van Slyke began their injury rehab assignments Saturday night for Triple-A Albuquerque.

Kemp, on the disabled list since May 30 with a strained left hamstring, served as the designated hitter and went 0-for-5 with four strikeouts. Kemp effectively stole second base, but wasn't credited for it because Dee Gordon was caught trying to steal home on the continuation of the play.

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SAN DIEGO -- Dodgers outfielders Matt Kemp and Scott Van Slyke began their injury rehab assignments Saturday night for Triple-A Albuquerque.

Kemp, on the disabled list since May 30 with a strained left hamstring, served as the designated hitter and went 0-for-5 with four strikeouts. Kemp effectively stole second base, but wasn't credited for it because Dee Gordon was caught trying to steal home on the continuation of the play.

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Van Slyke, on the DL since June 11 with left shoulder bursitis, went 0-for-3 with three strikeouts and committed a pair of throwing errors playing first base.

Both players are expected to remain with Albuquerque for at least two more games.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com.

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