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And then up on the horizon, outlined by a blazing sun, came
OK, would you settle for
The cavalry didn’t exactly arrive in time for the
Ramirez (back), Ethier (foot), Crawford (back) and Kemp (hamstring) all remain out of the lineup. Puig, who Manager
[Update at 4:30 p.m.: Despite multiple reports that it was done, Mattingly said Kemp has yet to be activated. He said they would decided after batting practice. He is listed as a reserve on the lineup card.]
However, he was back in right field and not center, where he nearly took out half the infield Saturday charging in for a pop-up.
Kemp was somewhat oddly deemed healthy enough to pinch hit Monday but not start. Kemp has appeared in only one game since July 5, initially going on the disabled list with a
None of the other injuries to the regulars are supposedly serious, though Ethier has been using a walking boot, and only 12 regular-season games remain after Monday.
So the Dodgers will try to cut that magic number of four to clinch the