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NL West: Joc Pederson to DL with groin injury

Here’s all the news happening around the National League West.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Arizona Diamondbacks Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Joc Pederson will head to the 10-day disabled list for a groin strain in his right leg. This comes after Pederson felt some discomfort in his leg while lunging at first base on a groundout to shortstop. He exited Sunday’s game against the Diamondbacks right after.

The 25-year old is slashing .220/.322/.340 so far this season. Pederson finished 6th in Rookie of the Year voting in 2015.

Brett Eibner has been called up from Triple-A to replace him in centerfield for the time being. It feels like this season, more players have been injured in the first month than ever before. Pederson is the 12th Dodger to waltz over to the disabled list so far this season.

Here’s what else is poppin’ around the National League West: