Dodgers place Jerry Hairston Jr. on the DL; Recall Elian Herrera

The Los Angeles Dodgers today placed IF/OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on the 15-day disabled list with left hip inflammation (retroactive to August 12) and recalled IF/OF Elian Herrera from Triple-A Albuquerque. Hairston was hitting .273 (65-for-238) with four home runs and 26 RBI and has made starts at second base (26), third base (23) and left field (12).

Since being optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on July 13, Herrera was hitting .299 (32-for-107) with eight doubles, three triples, one home run and 19 RBI in 24 games and owns a .330 (75-for-227) overall average in 52 games for the Isotopes this season. The 27-year-old IF/OF is hitting .243 (41-for-169) in 51 games for Los Angeles, making starts at third base (14), second base (nine), center field (nine), left field (seven) and right field (one).