Rivera returns to Dodgers; Van Slyke sent to minors

The Sports Xchange
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The Los Angeles Dodgers activated veteran Juan Rivera from the disabled list Monday and optioned outfielder-first baseman Scott Van Slyke to Triple-A.
Rivera was sidelined May 9 with a ruptured left hamstring tendon. The backup outfielder is hitting .247.
Van Slyke was hitting .194 in 33 at-bats with the Dodgers.

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