After having designated outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr. for assignment, the Los Angeles Dodgers recalled outfielder/first baseman Jerry Sands from Triple-A Albuquerque the team announced today. Gwynn was batting .232 with a team-leading four triples and 17 RBI in 103 games with L.A. Sands, 24, has hit safely in his last 10 games with Triple-A Albuquerque, batting .476 (20-for-42) with six home runs and 21 RBI since July 27. Since the All-Star break, Sands leads the Pacific Coast League with nine home runs, a .733 slugging percentage and 28 RBI (T-1st), and ranks ninth with a .372 batting average in 23 games.

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