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Forsythe sits with right hip flexor tightness

Infielder could return Sunday; Pederson begins baseball activities
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MILWAUKEE -- A tight right hip flexor kept infielder Logan Forsythe out of the Dodgers lineup on Saturday. Manager Dave Roberts started Enrique Hernandez at third base and said Forsythe was available off the bench and could start on Sunday.

Forsythe returned May 23 from five weeks on the disabled list with a broken right big toe that was hit by a pitch and a strained right hamstring incurred during his rehabilitation. Forsythe played the first three days of this trip, but will have missed two of the last three games.

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MILWAUKEE -- A tight right hip flexor kept infielder Logan Forsythe out of the Dodgers lineup on Saturday. Manager Dave Roberts started Enrique Hernandez at third base and said Forsythe was available off the bench and could start on Sunday.

Forsythe returned May 23 from five weeks on the disabled list with a broken right big toe that was hit by a pitch and a strained right hamstring incurred during his rehabilitation. Forsythe played the first three days of this trip, but will have missed two of the last three games.

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He played all 12 innings Friday night and went 0-for-5 with three strikeouts. He has flourished against lefties this year, with a .440 mark against southpaws, but is hitting only .120 against right-handers and .227 overall.

Meanwhile, center fielder Joc Pederson has begun baseball activities as he works his way back slowly from the effects of a concussion. Pederson was placed on the seven-day disabled list on May 25 after colliding with teammate Yasiel Puig and the outfield fence.

Roberts said when Pederson is ready, he will need a Minor League rehabilitation stint, but no date has been set for that.

Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com.

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