Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 21 hours ago

Kendrick smashed his seventh home run to break a 10th inning tie as part of a 4-for-5 game in Tuesday's win over Arizona.

Kendrick also doubled and raised his batting line to a sterling .298/.349/.429. Kendrick was slugging just .367 with four extra-base hits in June entering the game. His monster night raised his slugging percentage for the month all the way to .427, rewarding owners who kept their patience in the veteran.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 5 days ago

Kendrick was 1-for-4 with a two-run double in Thursday's win over the Cubs.

The Dodgers' second baseman is still batting just .244 in the month of June, but he should get things going soon enough.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 1 week ago

Kendrick is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cubs, Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports.

The 31-year-old will get what looks like a routine rest day after going 1-for-12 in his last three games and 19-for-78 (.244 average) with three extra-base hits so far in June. Enrique Hernandez will man second base and bat leadoff, with Yasiel Puig moving down to the five-hole in the order.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 3 weeks ago

Kendrick hit his sixth home run as part of a 2-for-4, three-RBI effort against Arizona.

Kendrick doesn't seem bothered by the knee injury that kept him out of the lineup for three games last week. He's 5-for-8 with four RBI in the series with Arizona thus far and is hitting .297/.355/.450 on the season.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 3 weeks ago

Kendrick (knee) is back in the lineup Monday against Arizona.

Kendrick took grounders Sunday and will return to the lineup Monday after missing four games due to a knee injury. With his return to the fold, Enrique Hernandez will move back to the bench. Kendrick is slated to bat cleanup and play second base.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 3 weeks ago

Kendrick (knee) took grounders and batting practice Sunday, but the hope is that he'll rejoin the lineup Monday, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.

Kendrick continues to make progress on his knee, but isn't in Sunday's lineup. Fortunately, it sounds as though a return is on the horizon Monday, which would likely push Enrique Hernandez back to the bench.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 3 weeks ago

Kendrick (knee) will sit again Sunday against the Cardinals.

Kendrick's absence will extend to a fourth straight game Sunday despite him reporting that it felt better Friday. Enrique Hernandez will once again start in his place at second, batting seventh for the Dodgers.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 4 weeks ago

Kendrick (knee) remains out of the lineup Saturday against the Cardinals.

Kendrick reported improvement with his injured knee Friday, but will miss a third straight start Saturday and his availability off the bench is uncertain. Enrique Hernandez will man second base and bat fifth against lefty Jaime Garcia, while Kendrick remains day-to-day ahead of Sunday's series finale.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 4 weeks ago

Kendrick (knee) indicated Friday that his knee feels much better, but he's unsure if he'll be available for Friday's game against the Cardinals, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports.

Kendrick won't start Friday's game, but it sounds as though he could be available if needed. Regardless, it appears he should be able to avoid a stint on the disabled list, and a return to the lineup in the next few days seems plausible if his knee progressively feels better.

Howie Kendrick 2B LAD 4 weeks ago

Kendrick (knee) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Cardinals.

Kendrick will miss his second straight game due to the knee injury he suffered in Wednesday's contest. It remains to be seen how long he will be sidelined, but a disabled list stint remains a possibility. Enrique Hernandez will get the start at second base Friday in Kendrick's place.