The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that recently acquired infielder Tyler White has been added to the 25-man roster and infielder David Freese was placed on the injured list with a left hamstring strain.
White was acquired Thursday from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor league pitcher Andre Scrubb. In 71 games with the Astros, White was hitting .225 (49-for-218) with three homers and 21 RBI.
The former Western Carolina Catamount had his best professional season in 2018, batting .276 (58-for-210) with 12 homers and 42 RBI.
In parts of four Major League seasons with Houston, Tyler White has slashed .241/.319/.410 with 26 homers and 101 RBI.
This will be the second time this season Freese has landed on the injured list after missing 15 games from June 21 through July 8 with the same injury.
The infielder has appeared in 66 games for the Dodgers, batting .300 (42-for-140) with nine homers and 27 RBI. Since joining Los Angeles on September 1, 2018, he has batted .318 (57-for-179) with 11 homers and 36 RBI.
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