Dodgers activate C Ellis from DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers activated catcher A.J. Ellis from the 15-day disabled list Friday and designated catcher Ramon Hernandez for assignment.

Ellis was placed on the DL on May 30 with a left oblique strain. In 42 games prior to the injury, Ellis batted .262 with two home runs and 12 RBI.

Hernandez hit .208 with three homers and six RBI over 17 games with the Dodgers during Ellis' absence.