Dodgers Recall Garcia, Place Peralta on DL

LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled right-handed reliever Yimi Garcia from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta on the 15-day disabled list (retroactive to August 10) with a right neck sprain.

Garcia, 24, has gone 3-2 with one save and a 3.99 ERA in 41 appearances during two previous stints with the Dodgers this year, limiting opponents to a .221 batting average with 54 strikeouts in 38.1 innings.

Peralta has appeared in 25 games for the Dodgers this year and is 2-1 with a 5.40 ERA and three saves.