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Johan Camargo on DL after suffering injury running on the field before Tuesday’s game

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Braves infielder Johan Camargo was in Tuesday’s starting lineup against the Phillies and was all set to take his position in the top of the first inning. As baseball players are superstitious individuals, Camargo, like many players past and present, wanted to hop over the chalk baseline as part of his ritual. He ended up hurting his knee and had to be replaced. Now he’s on the disabled list with a bone bruise in his right knee, the Braves announced on Wednesday. Dansby Swanson has been recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Camargo, 23, was hitting .292/.327/.454 in 197 plate appearances. He has spent most of his time at third base and shortstop, but has also played second base and even one inning in left field.

Swanson, 23, struggled to a .213/.287/.312 triple-slash line in 362 plate appearances before his demotion. In 11 games with Gwinnett, he hit .237/.356/.342.

Clayton Kershaw could return on September 1

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Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw has been out since July 24 with a lower back strain. He’s slated to throw a three-inning simulated game in Pittsburgh on Monday, per Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. Plunkett adds that if all goes well, the earliest Kershaw could return is August 31 against the Diamondbacks, but September 1 is more likely against the Padres.

Kershaw, 29, hit the disabled list on a pace to win his fourth Cy Young Award. He’s 15-2 with a 2.04 ERA and a 168/24 K/BB ratio in 141 1/3 innings.

The Dodgers have managed just fine without Kershaw. The club is 19-4 since July 24. At 87-35, the Dodgers own baseball’s best record, well ahead of the second-best Astros at 76-48.

Ian Kinsler was fined for ripping umpires publicly. Brad Ausmus says it’s the largest fine he’s seen in 25 years.

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Last week, Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler was ejected from a game against the Rangers after giving home plate umpire Angel Hernandez a look after a pitch was thrown outside for a ball. Kinsler was apparently unhappy with calls Hernandez had made earlier. Manager Brad Ausmus, too, was ejected.

After the game, Kinsler said that Hernandez “needs to find another job.” He added, “…he needs to stop ruining baseball games.”

Kinsler was fined by Major League Baseball for his remarks, Mlive’s Evan Woodbery reports. According to Ausmus, the fine levied on Kinsler was the largest one he’s seen in nearly 25 years in baseball. Kinsler said, “I said what I felt and what I thought. If they take offense to that, then that’s their problem.” Ausmus said, “To single out one player as a union is completely uncalled for.”

As Ashley noted on Saturday, the umpires wore white wristbands to protest “escalating attacks on umpires.” The umpires agreed to drop their protest on Sunday after commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with the umpire union’s governing board, Gabe Lacques of USA TODAY Sports reports.