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Dodgers reinstate Rivera, option Van Slyke

The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera from the 15-day disabled list after optioning outfielder/first baseman Scott Van Slyke to Triple-A Albuquerque following yesterday's game at Colorado. Van Slyke, 25, batted .194 with two doubles, a home run and six RBI in 17 games with Los Angeles.

Rivera, who has been on the disabled list since May 9 with a left hamstring strain, batted .250 (3-for-12) with two home runs and five RBI in four rehab games with Triple-A Albuquerque and Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, last playing on Thursday with the Quakes. The 33-year-old is batting .247 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 25 games with the Dodgers this season, including 13 starts in the outfield and seven at first base.

The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated outfielder/first baseman Juan Rivera from the 15-day disabled list after optioning outfielder/first baseman Scott Van Slyke to Triple-A Albuquerque following yesterday's game at Colorado. Van Slyke, 25, batted .194 with two doubles, a home run and six RBI in 17 games with Los Angeles.

Rivera, who has been on the disabled list since May 9 with a left hamstring strain, batted .250 (3-for-12) with two home runs and five RBI in four rehab games with Triple-A Albuquerque and Single-A Rancho Cucamonga, last playing on Thursday with the Quakes. The 33-year-old is batting .247 with two home runs and 13 RBI in 25 games with the Dodgers this season, including 13 starts in the outfield and seven at first base.

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