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Dodgers place Enrique Hernandez on DL, call up Austin Barnes

Dodgers place Enrique Hernandez on DL, call up Austin Barnes

It’s official now: Enrique Hernandez will out more than a few days with his strained hamstring. Before their series opener against the Giants on Monday, the Dodgers placed Hernandez on the 15-day disabled list and called up catcher Austin Barnes. Barnes arrived at Dodger Stadium in time to take batting practice. It was a foregone conclusion that Barnes would be called up by Tuesday, when rosters can be expanded. Barnes, the only Dodger at triple-A Oklahoma City to make the all-Pacific Coast League team, gives the Dodgers a third catcher. Starter Yasmani Grandal has been battling a sore left shoulder. This is Barnes’ third stint with the Dodgers this season. He is four for...

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