The Dodgers put Scott Van Slyke on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of lower-back irritation.
Van Slyke joined Andre Ethier and Carl Crawford on the team's list of injured outfielders.
"He's not going to be available for five to six to seven days," Manager Dave Roberts said. "So it just made sense for us."
The injury to Van Slyke, combined with Monday's option of infielder Micah Johnson to triple-A Oklahoma City, opened space on the roster for the return of catcher Yasmani Grandal and infielder Howie Kendrick....