Dodgers place Hairston on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday placed utilityman Jerry Hairston Jr. on the 15-day disabled list with left hip inflammation.

Hairston is hitting .273 with four home runs and 26 RBI in 78 games for the Dodgers this season.

Los Angeles recalled infielder/outfielder Elian Herrera from Triple-A Albuquerque. Herrera enters Monday's action hitting .243 in 51 games for the Dodgers this year.