Dodgers lose another outfielder, put Scott Van Slyke on DL

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Another day, another injured Dodgers outfielder. This time it’s Scott Van Slyke, who’s been placed on the disabled list with a back injury.

Van Slyke has been pushed into extended action by injuries to Carl Crawford and Yasiel Puig, hitting .264 with two homers and a .715 OPS in 34 games. He was fantastic in a part-time role last season, hitting .297 with 11 homers and a .910 OPS in 246 plate appearances.

Chris Heisey replaced Van Slyke on the roster and will compete with Alex Guerrero for playing time alongside Joc Pederson and Andre Ethier in the banged-up outfield.

Wil Myers fainted at a charity event last night

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Dennis Lin of The Athletic reports that San Diego Padres outfielder Wil Myers fainted at Kirby Yates‘ charity event last night.

Myers was admitted to a local hospital and underwent a series of tests, but all came back normal and he feels fine today. The team believes it may have been a matter of Myers being dehydrated and that he should available to play in tomorrow night’s game against the Dodgers.