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Dodgers reinstate Kemp

The Los Angeles Dodgers today reinstated outfielder Matt Kemp from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder/first baseman Scott Van Slyke to Triple-A Albuquerque. 

Kemp is hitting .254 with four homers and 24 RBI in 61 games for the club this season and missed just nine games on the current DL stint with left AC joint inflammation . Earlier this year, the 28-year-old missed 24 games on the 15-day disabled list from May 30-June 25 with a right hamstring strain.

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Van Slyke was hitting .241 with six home runs and 14 RBI in 33 games this season with the Dodgers.

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