AT THE PLATE: Adrian Gonzalez doubled twice and drove in two more runs. He has 79 runs batted in, putting him in a tie for the most in the National League with Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins. Gonzalez was seven for 10 with two home runs and five runs batted in over the three-game series. Miguel Rojas, starting at shortstop in place of the sidelined Hanley Ramirez, collected three hits. Carl Crawford, Matt Kemp and Juan Uribe each had two hits. Catcher A.J. Ellis hit his first home run of the season, a solo blast to left-center field in the eighth inning that accounted for the Dodgers' fourth run.
ON THE MOUND: Clayton Kershaw won his 14th game by limiting the Brewers to a run and six hits over eight innings. Kenley Jansen pitched a scoreless ninth inning.
ROSTER MOVES: Infielder Darwin Barney was promoted from triple-A Albuquerque to replace Ramirez, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right-side muscle. Barney, who won a Gold Glove as a second baseman in 2012, was acquired in a trade with the Chicago Cubs on July 28. Right-hander Kevin Correia, whom the Dodgers acquired in a deal with the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night, was added to the team's 40-man roster. Triple-A left-hander Colt Hynes was designated for assignment and removed from the 40-man roster.
THE ROTATION: Correia is expected to be used primarily as a long reliever, but Manager Don Mattingly indicated he could make a spot start on Monday, when the Dodgers open a four-game series against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. By starting Correia on Monday, the Dodgers will be able to rest their other starting pitchers. The team is in the middle of a 20-game stretch in which they play every day.
THE LINEUP CARD: Yasiel Puig was out of the lineup because of a sore back. Mattingly said he'd already planned to give Puig a day off Sunday, as Puig appeared to be fatigued in recent days.
UP NEXT: Correia (5-13, 4.94 earned-run average) will face Julio Teheran (10-8, 2.92) and the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on Monday at 4 p.m. PDT. On the air: TV: SportsNet LA. Radio: 570, 1020.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times