By Jon Weisman
Chris Heisey has been brought back to the big leagues by the Dodgers, who designated reliever Daniel Coulombe for assignment.
Heisey went 3 for 8 after rejoining Triple-A Oklahoma City with a double and a home run. For the season, Heisey has a .350 on-base percentage and a .445 slugging percentage in the minors. As a Dodger, he has gone 5 for 26 with eight walks.
Coulombe has a 3.27 ERA with 41 strikeouts in 41 1/3 innings for Oklahoma City this season and a 6.39 ERA with 11 strikeouts in 12 2/3 career innings with the Dodgers.
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Justin Turner is making his third start of the season, 10th as a Dodger and 103rd of his career at second base to give Chase Utley a day off after Utley took a hard slide in Saturday’s game. Don Mattingly also told reporters today he expects to start Turner at first base Monday against the Angels, while Adrian Gonzalez plays designated hitter.