Dodgers call up Van Slyke from Triple-A

The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielder Scott Van Slyke from

Triple-A Albuquerque and optioned shortstop Dee Gordon to

Albuquerque prior to Friday’s game against the Philadelphia

Phillies.

Van Slyke has batted .242 with six homers and 15 RBIs in 36

games this season. It is his fourth call-up of the season.

Gordon has batted .208 in 25 games this season with Los

Angeles.