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Dodgers Activate Adam Kennedy From Disabled List

As expected, the Los Angeles Dodgers activated infielder Adam Kennedy from the disabled list on Friday, after he missed two weeks with a right groin strain. The Dodgers made room after Wednesday's game by optioning Jerry Sands to Triple A Albuquerque.

For the second consecutive game, facing a left-hander, Hanley Ramirez is batting cleanup with Andre Ethier moved down to fifth in the Dodgers' batting order. Jerry Hairston gets the call at third base on Friday night.

Jose Reyes, who had a 25-game hitting streak snapped on Thursday, gets a night off for Miami. Here are Friday's starting lineups.

Dodgers (60-52)

Victorino LF
Ellis 2B
Kemp CF
Ramirez SS
Ethier RF
Rivera 1B
Hairston 3B
Ellis C
Kershaw P

Marlins (51-61)

Solano 2B
Ruggiano CF
Lee 1B
Stanton RF
Kearns LF
Dobbs 3B
Green SS
Buck C
Buehrle P

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