Dodgers place Kendrick on DL

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed second baseman Howie Kendrick on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring and recalled infielder Jose Peraza from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Kendrick, in his first season with the Dodgers after nine years with the Angels, is hitting .296 with nine homers and 49 RBIs in 105 games this season. He was injured while beating out an infield single in the fifth inning of the Dodgers' 13-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday night.

Peraza made his major league debut Monday night, starting at second base and batting second in the opener of a three-game series with the Washington Nationals.

The 21-year-old was acquired from Atlanta as part of an eight-player trade on July 30. In 106 combined games with Oklahoma City and the Braves' Triple-A Gwinnett club, Peraza batted .302 with 27 stolen bases, four homers and 41 RBIs.