Dodgers activate Elbert; option Herrera

The Los Angeles Dodgers
reinstated left-handed reliever Scott Elbert from the disabled list and
optioned infielder/outfielder Elian Herrera to Triple-A Albuquerque.

appeared in just two games during his six-day recall, going 1-for-3 at the

Elbert had been on the disabled list since July 26 with left elbow
inflammation and made three rehab appearances with Double-A Chattanooga,
striking out all six batters he faced in 2.0 innings.

Prior to going on the DL,
Elbert had made nine consecutive scoreless appearances (8.0 IP) and overall was
1-1 with a 2.45 ERA in 39 games.