Some more rough news here for the Dodgers’ outfield, which is already absent Yasiel Puig.
According to beat writer Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, veteran Carl Crawford has been diagnosed with a torn oblique and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. “It’s pretty bad,” acknowledged the 33-year-old left fielder, who suffered the injury in Monday’s defeat of the Giants. There’s no timetable for his return. Severe oblique injuries can sometimes cost players two months.
Alex Guerrero is starting in left field on Tuesday night against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner.
Scott Van Slyke is in right field and callup Enrique Hernandez is in center field.