Padres activate Scott Hairston

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres have activated outfielder Scott Hairston from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Luis Durango to Triple-A Portland.

Hairston was started in center field against the Mets on Thursday. His older brother, Jerry Hairston Jr., started at shortstop.

Hairston was placed on the DL with a strained left hamstring. He has hit .247 with six home runs and 14 RBIs.

Durango was recalled from Triple-A Portland on May 25. In six games, the switch-hitter hit .385 with two RBIs.