Dodgers put Elbert on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed left-handed pitcher Scott Elbert on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation.

Elbert has tossed scoreless relief in nine consecutive appearances since June 25 and has a 2.45 ERA in 39 appearances this season.

The Dodgers also recalled right-hander Stephen Fife from Triple-A Albuquerque to make tonight's start at San Francisco. It will be his second major league start.