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Dodgers recall Erisbel Arruebarrena, option Carlos Triunfel

The Dodgers call up shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena on Tuesday
Infielder Carlos Triunfel is sent to triple-A Albuquerque by the Dodgers

Shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena was called up Tuesday from the minor leagues by the Dodgers, who optioned infielder Carlos Triunfel to triple-A Albuquerque.

This will be the 24-year-old Arruebarrena’s third time in the major leagues this season. Arruebarrena, who signed a $25-million deal with the Dodgers in the spring, was five for 16 with two runs batted in in his two previous call-ups.

Arruebarrena most recently played for the Dodgers’ rookie-league affiliate in Arizona as he recovered from a sore right shoulder.

Arruebarrena made unwanted headlines last month, when he started a violent bench-clearing brawl in a game with triple-A Albuquerque and subsequently drew a five-game suspension. Arruebarrena was on the major league disabled list at the time and is believed to be the first player to ever draw a suspension while on a minor-league rehabilitation assignment.

Arruebarrena will provide the Dodgers with depth at shortstop at a time when Hanley Ramirez is on the disabled list with a strained side muscle.

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