Hong-Chih Kuo heads to the disabled list

Kershaw LXXXVII: Kershawrlan County, U.S.A.

Cardinals at Dodgers, 7:10 p.m.

  • Tony Gwynn Jr., LF

  • Casey Blake, 3B

  • Andre Ethier, RF

  • Matt Kemp, CF

  • Juan Uribe, SS

  • James Loney, 1B

  • Rod Barajas, C

  • Aaron Miles, 2B

  • Clayton Kershaw, P

A lower-back strain has knocked Hong-Chih Kuo off the abled list. Tony Jackson of ESPNLosAngeles.com has details, including the "oh, of course" news that Kuo has been "bothered by back discomfort all season."

Ramon Troncoso has been recalled to join the Dodgers' now all-righty bullpen.